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IRB Review Fees

Please click here for new IRB fee amounts effective August 1, 2014.

Submission approvals will generally not be granted if the IRB fee has not been paid.

  • Initial Submission (Full board and Expedited Reviews) - $2,000
  • Continuing Review (Full board and Expedited Reviews) - $500
  • Modification (Full board and Expedited Reviews) - $250
The following may be exempt from IRB submissions fees:
  • NIH-funded study
  • NIH-like funded study, if overhead is included and is designated for distribution to Texas Health Resources to cover IRB fee.
  • Unfunded studies of Texas Health Resources employees in a degree program (i.e., nursing students, medical students, residents)
  • Studies that are requested by and which solely benefit a Texas Health Resources hospital (Hospital-initiated study)
  • Unfunded Data/Record review study in which there is no financial benefit to the Physician Investigator.
  • Unfunded investigator-initiated study, with approval by Texas Health Resources legal counsel.

All exemptions must be approved by the Texas Health Resources Institutional Official.




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