NUS-IRB: Guidelines for Human Biomedical Research (HBR)

Please read our Submission Instructions before proceeding. The review process can be found here.

Note: These guidelines are subject to change as the Human Biomedical Research Act is implemented in phases.

List of HBR Guidelines for Download

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Submission Instructions
NUS Code and Procedures on Research
Research Data Management Policy
DPRT Circular on CITI Training
Conflict of Interest
IRB Application Form
HBR IRB application form guidelines - New
Determination of HBR
HBR Self-Checklist for PI - Revised
Type of Review
Exempt and Expedited Review - Revised
E-Declarations (Commercial Cell Lines and Human Biological Materials excluding human tissue Only)
Informed Consent
Participant Information Sheet & Consent Form - Revised
Recruitment Materials
Research Involving Tissues
Blood Collection
Extracted Teeth
Tissue Banking
Research Compliance
Guidelines and Policies

Please click here for the HBR forms.


Note: Guidelines and Forms are accessible to NUS researchers only.
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