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Exploring and Enhancing Diversity for IACUCs and IRBs

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Call for Session Proposals
If you have an idea for an IACUC Conference session, are interested in teaching on a specific topic, or want to see a particular subject covered at next year's conference, we encourage you to contribute to the IACUC19 Call for Session Proposals. More

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Capacity to consent

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Public Policy

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Visit our Public Policy page for our new comments to HHS on the government’s proposal to delay the general compliance date for the revised Common Rule. We endorse the proposal, but highlight four areas that should be prioritized for guidance.

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  • Data Sharing in Research with American Indians and Alaska Natives: Informed Practices, Considerations, and Case Studies
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  • Minimal Risk Categories – University of New Mexico (UNM) IRB
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