This Investigator Manual (IM) is designed to guide investigators and study staff through policies and procedures related to the conduct of Human Research that are specific to the Harvard Longwood Campus (HLC) Office of Regulatory Affairs and Research Compliance (ORARC). Additionally, the manual serves as a guide for the HLC research community when preparing and submitting materials to the HLC IRBs.
General information regarding Human Research protections, as well as relevant federal regulations and guidance, has been incorporated throughout this manual where applicable.
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