IBC Meeting Schedule

The CWRU IBC committee meets once-a-month on the second Thursday of each month. The meeting location varies. Meetings are open to the public, please contact cwru-ibc@case.edu for more informtion.  Click here to see the IBC 2022 Meeting Schedule.

All new research, requests for continuing review, and protocol amendments are reviewed by the full committee. Amendments are required for key changes to research plan prior to initiation of  changes.

The deadline for submissions is 4 weeks prior to the meeting date. 


Quality Improvement and Post-Approval Monitoring

Investigators and research staff conducting research approved by the CWRU IBC are responsible for ensuring compliance with federal regulations, policies and procedures, as well as local institutional policies.  In order to assist researchers and facilitate compliance with CWRU IBC approval and stipulations for the conduct of IBC-regulated research, the CWRU Research Compliance Office has established a process for post approval monitoring and review.  This process will involve research compliance monitoring of CWRU IBC and investigator research records.

The program and process provides monitoring and review of a research study to:

  • Ensure proper conduct, records and reports are performed as stated in the IBC-approved protocol;
  • Review of standard operating procedures, good laboratory practices, and regulatory requirements;
  • Comparison of the implementation of the IBC research protocol by the investigator to the specifics of the CWRU IBC-approved protocol or records; and
  • A review of the CWRU IBC records and processes.

The program has developed a CWRU IBC Post Approval Monitoring Review Form that can be used as a self-assessment tool in preparation for a post approval monitoring review or independently at the Investigator’s discretion.