New Human Subjects Regulations Effective January 21, 2019

Published January 23, 2019 The new regulations for human subjects research are now in effect. Referred to as the “2018 Common Rule,” these new regulations went into effect on January 21, 2019. All New Projects approved by the IRB ON or AFTER January 21, 2019, must comply with these new requirements. Studies that are regulated ONLY […]

Washington University OnCore Expansion

Published January 10, 2019 Dear Colleagues, Approximately three years ago, Siteman Cancer Center implemented the OnCore Clinical Trials Management System to streamline clinical trial operations and management. Last year, we began Phase II. This included optimization of OnCore financials to support industry-sponsor invoicing and integration with Epic to automate subject enrollment and support research billing […]

Disclosure and Reporting Requirements Regarding International Partnerships

Published January 7, 2019 Dear Faculty,​ The Federal Government is actively examining foreign influences on federally funded research. As a PI, you are responsible for promptly disclosing a foreign component when a significant scientific element or segment of the research is conducted outside of the U.S. and/or is supported by a foreign entity. You are […]

Partial Government Shutdown

Published December 27, 2018 Please share this important announcement regarding the federal government shutdown with your faculty as appropriate. A federal government shutdown began December 22, 2018. Some government agencies, such as the Department of Health and Human Services, which includes NIH, are fully funded for this federal fiscal year and should be minimally impacted. […]

IRB Executive Chair – Internal Search Launched

Published December 19, 2018 Dear Faculty, Following Dr. Jonathan Green’s departure this past September, we are now launching an internal search for the IRB Executive Chair position. We are seeking to fill the position with an experienced physician/clinical investigator committed to advancing human subjects research at Washington University’s Medical Center and Danforth Campus. Responsibilities Act […]

Now available: Proposal and award packages in the data warehouse

Published December 13, 2018 As previously announced through Research News, new grant proposal, updated award packages, and standard reports are now available in the data warehouse via Cognos. The packages integrate new and legacy proposal data from RMS and PDS, respectively. Along with the information previously available, the following is now available for reporting: New […]

Cashen Named Interim IRB Executive Chair

Published October 11, 2018 We are delighted to announce Amanda Cashen, MD, has agreed to take on the interim role of Institutional Review Board (IRB) Executive Chair for Washington University, effective October 15, 2018. Amanda will replace Jonathan Green, MD, who left the University last month and served as Executive Chair since 2010. Dr. Cashen, […]

Available soon: New proposal and updated awards packages available in the data warehouse

Published September 20, 2018 As previously announced through Research News, new grant proposal and updated award packages will soon be available in the data warehouse via Cognos. Anticipated for October, the packages will integrate new and legacy proposal data from RMS and PDS, respectively. Along with the information available previously, the new proposal and revised […]

IRB Chair Departure

Published September 10, 2018 Dear faculty and staff, We write to share that the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Executive Chair, Jonathan Green MD, MBA, will be leaving the University this week to assume a leadership position at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Green joined WashU in 1996, with appointments in Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Critical […]

MyDay Finance and Human Resources Project Page Launch

Published September 4, 2018 A new web page has been deployed for the Workday Finance and Human Resources implementation. This page contains background information on the project, and will link to raw notes, presentations, and other meeting artifacts from the working groups sessions in order to enable transparency into the Workday scoping and requirements gathering sessions. […]