Office of Human Research


  • Director, Office of Human Research
  • Director, Clinical Research Unit
  • Professor, SKMC Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
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For Research Activities

  • Senior Associate Provost, Research Integrity, Conduct & Compliance
  • Professor, SKMC Department of Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology
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IRB Review Fees

Fees are assessed for full and expedited review of all formal IRB transactions for commercially funded research.

FeesĀ are not assessed for non-federal grant-funded studies and Jefferson departmentally funded studies.

Commercially Sponsored Studies

Full Review Fees

Full New Study Review $3,200
Full Review Amendment $1,100
Full Continuing Review $1,625

Expedited Review Fees

Expedited Review New Study $1,575
Expedited Review Amendment $800
Expedited Continuing Review $1,025

Fees updated on 5/23/2018 and effective 6/1/18

Studies Conducted Under Commercial IRB Approval

The Jefferson IRB assesses a one-time fee of $2,500 for studies conducted under commercial IRB approval. This fee covers local processing and oversight activities.

NIH Single IRB Mandate for Multicenter Studies

Investigators submitting NIH applications for multisite research studies should contact the Office of Human Research well in advance of submitting the grant, to assist in determining which IRB will serve as the single IRB of record and the amount of the IRB fee to be included in the application.

This mandate applies to all competing grant applications due on or after January 25, 2018.