Institutional Review Board (IRB) & Human Research Protection Resources
National Academies Institutional Review Board. For advice on the scientific issues that frequently pervade policy decisions, the nation's leaders often turn to the institution that was specially created for this purpose: the National Academy of Sciences and its sister organizations -- the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
Office of Research Integrity. The ORI promotes integrity in biomedical and behavioral research supported by the Public Health Service (PHS) at about 4,000 institutions worldwide.
National Council of University Research Administrators. NCURA is an organization of individuals involved in the administration of sponsored programs at colleges, universities and teaching hospitals.
Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research. PRIM&R seeks to advance strong research programs and the consistent application of ethical precepts in both medicine and research. Through national conferences and published reports, it has addressed a broad range of issues in research, clinical practice, ethics, and the law.
Other Agencies with Human Research Policies