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Institutional Review Board New Submission Process -

Mentor IRB 

As of January 6, 2014, all faculty and student investigators conducting research on human subjects at Duquesne University will be required to submit their IRB applications via Mentor IRB. Mentor IRB is an IRB web-based application that will enable the IRB to better serve the Duquesne research community. A transition period is necessary to upload new documents and complete the review process of those applications submitted during this semester.

As of December 12, 2013, the IRB is no longer accepting any new IRB applications and/or amendments at irb@duq.edu using the old submission process.

Mentor IRB will be launched on Monday January 6, 2014. Mentor IRB User Guidelines, Revised IRB Policies and Procedures, and the new IRB forms are now available on this site for your review and use; however, you may NOT submit a new application via Mentor until January 6, 2014.

Mentor IRB can be accessed at any time and from anywhere in the world via https://www.axiommentor.com/login/axlogin.cfm?i=duq  Please see Mentor IRB User guidelines and other new submission forms under the link below Human Subject Research (Institutional Review Board)

Regulations for Compliance

All research conducted or sponsored by Duquesne University must comply with strict federal regulations governing the safety of subjects and researchers.

Duquesne faculty and student researchers can review specific policies and procedures complying with regulations for research.  You will find specifics regarding: