Nemours Biomedical Research
An Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee of scientists, non-scientists, and community members who are required by federal law to review all research involving humans as study participants.
The IRB’s job is to determine if the research complies with federal and state regulations regarding the protection of human research participants. This includes assuring that:
An IRB may approve, disapprove, or require revisions to the research it reviews, and it must review all ongoing research at least once each year.
Please direct questions, comments, concerns, or complaints about the protection of human subjects participating in research at Nemours institutions to: