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Mobile Apps: Considerations for Use in Research Involving Human Subjects

Robert Neff and Michele Russell-Einhorn discuss considerations and issues research professionals should be aware of when developing research projects that involve mobile apps.

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International Research and Research Ethics Review

Clinical research continues to grow throughout the world, with researchers looking outside the US for new and diverse subject populations to help develop and improve investigational therapies. Lauri Carlile, VP of Operations at Advarra, discusses the basics of ex-US research ethics review for US-based researchers.

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Clinical Research Acronyms and Abbreviations You Should Know

New to clinical research? Learn the meaning of common industry acronyms and abbreviations including eCRF, IIT, PI, TMF, and more.

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Integration Update: Revised FAQ for Advarra Merger Efforts

Since November 2017, the Advarra team (formerly Chesapeake IRB and Schulman IRB) has been working to integrate our process and policies. We are committed to being transparent throughout this integration, so we've assembled the following FAQ to keep you updated.

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Lessons from the Trenches: Avoiding Common Legal Pitfalls in International Research

Emily Chi Fogler and Andrew Rusczek, attorneys practicing at Verrill Dana, LLP, discuss common legal issues for institutions and companies participating in international research.

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A Framework for Ethical Payment to Research Participants

Luke Gelinas co-authored the article "A Framework for Ethical Payment to Research Participants" in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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Schulman IRB and Chesapeake IRB Merger and Integration: What You Need to Know

Chesapeake IRB and Schulman IRB are merging under the new organizational name, Advarra. This FAQ addresses commonly asked questions about this merger.

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Shifting Sands: The Complexities and Uncertainties of the Evolving US Regulatory, Policy, and Scientific Landscape for Biospecimen Research

Michele Russell-Einhorn co-authored Shifting Sands: The Complexities and Uncertainties of the Evolving US Regulatory, Policy, and Scientific Landscape.

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Changes to NIH Policy for Issuing Certificates of Confidentiality: What You Need to Know

NIH’s policy for certificates of confidentiality changed so that CoCs are automatically issued for all NIH-funded research that uses sensitive information.

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IBC vs. IRB: What’s the Difference?

Gene therapy research is full of promise, but because of the risks, it’s a highly regulated space requiring oversight by an institutional biosafety committee (IBC).

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Informed Consent in Research and Individuals with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity

This blog outlines the principle of equitable selection and the requirement for additional safeguards for certain vulnerable groups.

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If I’d Known You Were Coming, I’d Have Translated the Consent: Short Form Consents and the Unexpected Non-English Speaking Participant

Regulations require study information be presented in a language understandable to participants, including the informed consent document and process.

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