The Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
1. Revised New Research Proposal Transmittal Form and Information Sheet
The New Research Proposal Transmittal Form has been revised to include additional information on IRB fees, clarify responsibilities of Department Chair / Clinical Division Chief signatures and update the required signatures. The Information Sheet has been updated to reflect the clarifications to the responsibilities of Department Chair / Clinical Division Chief signatures and updates signature certification section.
As a reminder this form is required for ALL types of research (funded or unfunded) and ALL necessary sections must be completed and all appropriate signatures must be obtained before ORA will accept new research protocols.
The updated New Research Proposal Transmittal Form and Information sheet are available here.
1. IACUC – Updated IACUC Policy and Procedure Manual
The IACUC Policy and Procedure Manual has been updated. A detailed summary of changes will be provided via email to all Principal Investigators. Please review the revised policies and begin adopting the changes immediately. Contact the Office of Research Affairs if you do not have the password to access the manual. The manual is located here.
2. IACUC – Coming Soon! Revised IACUC Forms
The IACUC forms are being revised to:
create an amendment/modification form that can be used for minor amendments which can be reviewed by designated member review (DMR) categories such as increasing the number of animals, changing vendors, addition of compounds or cell lines and importing or exporting animals.
combine the current new protocol and amendment forms into one form to be used for all new protocols, three-year re-writes and those amendments which are not eligible for expedited review.
A formal notice will be sent to Investigators and Research Staff when the final forms are available. Check Back Soon!
Office of Research Affairs (ORA)
for Medical Research
100 Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096