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The Office of the Human Research Protection Program (OHRPP) is the administrative arm of the UCLA Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). The OHRPP in partnership with the research community is responsible for ensuring the safety and welfare of participants in Human Research Projects conducted under the aegis of UCLA. The OHRPP, which is a Division within the Office of Research Administration, provides the campus and the five UCLA Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) with professional guidance and administrative support.

Human Research News and Other Announcements


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Posted On 1/3/2019
Notice of Changes in OHRPP Procedure for Human Subjects Research Exempt Certifications
Effective January 1, 2019, two changes have been made for all human subjects research protocols that are certified...Read more


Posted On 12/19/2018
The Revised Common Rule Coming in January
On January 21, 2019 the Federal Government is implementing revised regulations that oversee research Closure...Read more


Posted On 9/27/2018
Radiation Safety and webIRB Changes
On October 1, The Research Safety and Animal Welfare Administration (RSAWA) will be implementing SafetyNet...Read more


Posted On 2/16/2018
NIH Policy on Certificates of Confidentiality
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has significantly expanded the use of Certificates of Confidentiality (CoCs)...Read more


Posted On 12/22/2017
Single IRB Requirements
Multisite research studies increasingly involve arrangements for a single IRB to review for multiple sites...Read more