Submit a Study

An organization requesting IBC review of a new study protocol and site credentials must submit:

Study-Specific Materials

  • IBC Study Submission Form (available via IBC portal)
  • Clinical protocol
  • Informed consent (draft acceptable)
  • Scientific abstract
  • Non-technical abstract

And, if available:

  • Investigator Brochure
  • Pharmacy manual
  • Safety data sheet for investigational product
  • Any prior correspondence with the NIH RAC


Note: Documents must address the requirements set forth in Appendix M of NIH Guidelines Requirements for Protocol Submission.

Site-Specific Materials

  • IBC Authorization Agreement (if Schulman will serve as the IBC of record for the site)
  • Principal investigator’s full CV with publications
  • Blood borne pathogen exposure control plan
  • Biohazardous waste/regulated medical waste disposal policy, procedures or permits
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for use of the study agent or any associated supplemental documentation (if available)
  • Floorplan, diagram or pictures of the locations where the study agent will be stored, manipulated or disposed

Login to Schulman’s IBC portal to submit these materials.

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