Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

The Committee on Human Research (CHR) is UCSF's Institutional Review Board (IRB); an Institutional Review Board is a committee, operating under Federal regulations, State laws, and Institutional policy, that reviews research involving human subjects to ensure the ethical and equitable treatment of those subjects. At present the CHR is comprised of four panels that share equal authority and responsibility.  Read more on the HRPP website