June 8, 2017
“Aha” moments were among the unexpected outcomes of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) training program for American Indians and Alaska Natives at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). IRBs are committees, at NIH and other research institutions, which help ensure the welfare of people who participate in certain types of federally regulated research. To qualify for NIH grants, researchers must comply with applicable IRB requirements.
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