Institutional review board (IRB)
A team of people who review studies to protect the rights and welfare of study participants.
How to say: Institutional review board (IRB)
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USE IN A SENTENCE
Only after an IRB reviews and approves the study protocol can participants join the study.
A research study must be approved by an IRB before it starts.
The IRB members are not part of the study team. They come from many different backgrounds and can be medical, scientific or non scientific experts.
WORDS RELATED TO IRB
committee for the protection of human subjects
independent ethics committee
independent review board
research ethics committee
WORDS OPPOSITE TO IRB
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