Article | October 19, 2021

Does This Study Require IBC Review?

Source: Advarra

By Daniel Eisenman, Executive Director, Biosafety Services

Healthcare business graph data and growth, Stethoscope with doctor's health report clipboard on table

While clinical research professionals are familiar with the role of the IRB to protect research subjects, most are unfamiliar with the added need for an Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) to review the risks associated with engineered genetic material in clinical trials. NIH Guidelines require IBC review for any genetic engineering research, including gene therapy research, that receives NIH funding or takes place at sites receiving NIH funding. This means any funding—even $1 of NIH funds for the site or the study means the study must be reviewed by an IBC.

access the Article!

Get unlimited access to:

Trend and Thought Leadership Articles
Case Studies & White Papers
Extensive Product Database
Members-Only Premium Content
Welcome Back! Please Log In to Continue. X

Enter your credentials below to log in. Not yet a member of Clinical Leader? Subscribe today.

Subscribe to Clinical Leader X

Please enter your email address and create a password to access the full content, Or log in to your account to continue.


Subscribe to Clinical Leader