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Institutional Review Board
- Human Subjects (IRB-HS)

The IRB reviews all research that involves human subjects, human data and/or human samples to ensure that all activity is in compliance with federal regulations as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations Title 45 Public Welfare Department of Health and Human Services Part 46 - Protection of Human Subjects and the University's approved Federal Wide Assurance Agreement with the DHHS.

Written approval of the Committee is mandatory prior to conducting any research activity that involves human subjects. The committee may approve, modify, suspend, or disapprove a research project. Until the UTRGV website is available please use this link:


Research Integrity
and Compliance
BRHP 2.210
One West University Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78520
Ph. 956-882-7731

United States Department of Health and Human Services

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