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Expedited and Full Board Applications

  1. Complete the eProtocol electronic IRB application.
  2. Review the training requirements.

If the researcher is a student, the faculty advisor must be identified as the Principal Investigator.  The faculty advisor, as PI, must be the person checking the obligations at the end of the application.

  • Depending on the type of research, approvals by other UMKC compliance committees, such as IBC or RSC, may be required before research can be initiated.

If you are not sure you need review by expedited review or convened IRB:


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Fees for IRB Review

There are no fees for the review of the following research conducted by UMKC, Truman Medical Center (TMC), and Children’s Mercy Hospital (CMH) staff:

  • Unfunded research
  • Federally funded research
  • Foundation funded research
Fees for Industry-Sponsored Research

Fees for Industry-Sponsored Research

  • Fees do apply for industry-sponsored research conducted by UMKC, TMC, and CMH staff.
  • For Industry-Sponsored studies, the following fees are required:
  • Initial Submissions - $2500
  • Continuing Reviews - $1000

Fees for Research Conducted by Others

UMKC occasionally agrees to review research for investigators affiliated with organizations other than UMKC, TMC, or CMH. 

Fees for Research Conducted by Non-Profit entities may qualify for a 50%  or greater discount. Please contact the IRB for additional information.