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How To Close/Re-open A Protocol


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.
 
 

For Full Board 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 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. Generally, the only documents necessary to submit to close an expedited protocol is a cover letter and a continuing review form 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.
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