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The latest Research Integrity related information and guidance regarding COVID-19 can be found on the following page: Research Integrity - COVID-19 Information. This page has recently been updated with information on submitting requests to resume in-person research. 

Certificates of Confidentiality protect identifiable, sensitive research information from disclosure. NIH has recently updated the Online Certificate of Confidentiality request process for non-NIH funded research. For more information, see NIH Notice NOT-OD-20-075

The General Implementation date for the Revised Common Rule went into effect January 19, 2018. As part of the Revised Common Rule, the regulations require that Federally-funded or supported non-exempt cooperative research studies (that is, studies involving more than one institution) must rely on the use of a single reviewing IRB for the portion(s) of the research being conducted in the U.S. For more information, please see our guidance on Single IRB (sIRB) Review for Multi-Site Cooperative Research.


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