For Full Board and Expedited Protocols:
Closing a Protocol
To close an open protocol, please submit a continuing review submission and outline in your cover letter the reasons you would like to close/re-open the protocol. If the protocol has been closed or expired for a significant amount of time, please contact COMIRB at 303-724-1055.
A link to instructions for how to submit a continuing review can be found in the grey column on the left side of the screen.
Re-opening a Protocol
If you are considering re-opening a closed study, please contact COMIRB at 303-724-1055 for guidance. To re-open a closed protocol, please submit a continuing review submission and include all of the documents included with the initial submission. Also, your study file may need to be retrieved from an offsite facility.
For Exempt/Non-Human Subject Research Protocols:
If you would like to close an open protocol, or re-open a protocol that has been closed, please email your request to COMIRB@ucdenver.edu. Please make sure to include in your email the name of the Primary Investigator and the COMIRB protocol number. If you are considering re-opening a closed study, please contact COMIRB at 303-724-1055 for guidance.