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White Papers

Addressing the Challenges of Human Tissues and Cell Products Regulation

Authors:

Currien MacDonald, MD, CIP
Medical Lead and IRB Chair
Western IRB, a WIRB-Copernicus Group Company

David Forster, JD, MA, CIP
Chief Compliance Officer
WIRB-Copernicus Group

By |March 22nd, 2017|Insights, White Papers|

Subject Recruitment Materials: Understanding the Requirements for IRB Review

Authors:

Lindsay A. Abraham, JD, CIP
Regulatory Lead, IRB Chairs
Western IRB, a WIRB-Copernicus Group Company

Glenn Veit, JD, CIP
IRB Advisor & Executive IRB Chair
WIRB-Copernicus Group

By |March 15th, 2017|Insights, White Papers|

Looking Ahead in 2017: Insights from Our Experts

Within the WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) family of companies, our subject matter experts are always watching regulatory and practice trends. Their observations, combined with a deep understanding of the science and practice of clinical research, provide the basis for our strategic planning. In this way, we support both our biopharma partners and our institutional partners to be prepared for not only what’s happening […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Insights, White Papers|

Interventional Clinical Trial or Registry Study? Writing Protocols that Demonstrate the Difference

Authors:

Lindsay A. Abraham, JD, CIP
Regulatory Lead, IRB Chairs
Western IRB, a WIRB-Copernicus Group Company

Jeffrey A. Cooper, MD, MMM
Vice President, Process & Strategic Improvement
WIRB-Copernicus Group

By |January 24th, 2017|Insights, White Papers|

The 21st Century Cures Act: Implications for Human Subject Protections

Authors:

Daniel Borasky, MPH, CIP
Vice President of Quality Management
Copernicus Group IRB, a WIRB-Copernicus Group Company

David Forster JD, MA, CIP
Chief Compliance Officer
WIRB-Copernicus Group

Lindsay McNair, MD, MPH, MSB
Chief Medical Officer
WIRB-Copernicus Group

By |December 14th, 2016|Insights, White Papers|

Infectious Disease Challenge Studies: Ethical Issues in Causing Disease for Medical Knowledge

Authors:

Daniel Kavanagh, PhD
Senior Director, Biosafety & Gene Therapy
WIRB-Copernicus Group

Currien MacDonald, MD, CIP
Board Chair & Medical Lead
Western IRB, a WIRB-Copernicus Group Company

Lindsay McNair, MD, MPH, MSB
Chief Medical Officer
WIRB-Copernicus Group

By |December 2nd, 2016|Insights, White Papers|

Reducing Study Team and Site Burden through an Integrated eClinical Platform Solution

Author:

Lance Converse
Chief Innovation Officer
WIRB-Copernicus Group

By |November 21st, 2016|Insights, White Papers|

Towards Total Quality Management in Human Research Protection Programs: IRB Administrative and Reviewer Activities

Author:

Andrew Olmsted, MBA
Executive Vice President
IRBNet, a WIRB-Copernicus Group Company

By |September 27th, 2016|Insights, White Papers|

Informed Consent Progress Toward an Improved Process

Author:

David Borasky, MPH, CIP
Vice President of Quality Management
Copernicus Group IRB, A Division of the WIRB-Copernicus Group

By |September 7th, 2016|Insights, White Papers|

Minimizing Impact of New NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee Review Process on Early Phase Human Gene Therapy Studies

Authors:

David W. Emery, PhD
Director, IBC Services
WCG Biosafety, A Division of the WIRB-Copernicus Group

Joan M. Robbins, PhD
Senior Vice President, Biosafety & Gene Therapy
WCG Biosafety, A Division of the WIRB-Copernicus Group

By |July 29th, 2016|Insights, White Papers|