Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

The HRPP is an integrated institution-wide program coordinated by the Office for the Vice President for Research in concert with the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, Chief Financial Officer, Provost, and consultation with the Office of the General Council. Major components of the HRPP include the nine Institutional Review Boards for human subjects research and several additional committees that provide research review, such as the Institutional Biosafety Committee, the Conflict of Interest Review Committees, the Radiation Policy Committee, the Research Pharmacy (formerly known as Investigational Drug Service), the Rogel Cancer Center, the Michigan Clinical Research Unit, the Clinical Engineering Unit (formerly known as Biomedical Engineering Unit), and the Tissue Procurement Service.