COVID19 & Research Activities

OVCR Research-Related Updates Regarding COVID19 Emergency and Research Activities

Compliance with HHS & FDA

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) holds a Federalwide Assurance (FWA) #00000083 from the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This FWA is an agreement between DHHS and UIC to review and approve research involving human subjects in accordance with the ethical principles outlined in the Belmont Report and the DHHS regulations 45 CFR Part 46.  UIC’s Assurance is in effect through September 28, 2023.

In addition, The University of Illinois at Chicago IRB complies with the IRB registration requirements for DHHS and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   The IRB registration expires on May 22, 2022.  The UIC IRB registration information is as follows:

  • IRB Organization #: IORG0000080
  • University of Illinois at Chicago IRB #1 ID: IRB00000115
  • University of Illinois at Chicago IRB #2 ID: IRB00000116
  • University of Illinois at Chicago IRB #3 ID: IRB00000117
  • Chicago Area Institutional Review Board (CHAIRb) ID: IRB00009693

Investigators and sponsors may verify the above information on the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Database for Registered IORGs & IRBs, Approved FWAs, and Documents Received in the Last 60 Days website.