Office for Human Research Studies

The Office for Human Research Studies (OHRS) oversees the scientific and Institutional Review Board review processes for all cancer relevant research conducted by the five Harvard clinical institutions under the umbrella of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. OHRS is responsible for ensuring the administrative and regulatory management, implementation, and operation of the Protocol Review and Monitoring System; the system for the institutional review board review of research;  the Health Improvement Portability and Accountability Act as it relates to research; and activation of Research Protocols.

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