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Related Stanford Sites

Resources for researchers:

Dean of Research (DoR)

The Dean of Research (DoR) website integrates information from many sources useful for research and scholarly activities at Stanford. It provide easy access to practical information about preparing and submitting research proposals, opportunities for research funding, international activities, shared facilities and many other topics.

Research Policy Handbook

The Stanford University Research Policy Handbook is a collection of policies, guidelines and general information related to the research enterprise at Stanford University. Those pertaining to human subject research include:

RPH Chapter 1 Conduct of Research:

RPH Chapter 4 Conflicts of Commitment and Interest:

RPH Chapter 5 Human Subjects and Stem Cells in Research:

RPH Chapter 18 Committees and Panels that Support Research:

Administrative Offices

Several administrative offices assist researchers conducting human subjects research at Stanford University.

Related Non-Stanford Sites

Following are education and other helpful resources outside of Stanford University:

AAHRPP - Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs

Belmont Report

CISCRP - Stanford University is a proud member of CISCRP's Circle of Supporters. CISCRP (The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation) is a nonprofit group dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical/research communities, the media, and policy makers about clinical research participation.


  • FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions IRB organization, membership, procedures and records, informed consent process and document content, clinical investigations and general questions.


NIH (National Institutes of Health)


OHRP (Office of Human Research Protections)

ORI - The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) publishes articles of interest to laboratory directors, investigators, department heads, researchers, mentors, postdocs, and graduate students.

PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research)

SRA (Society of Research Administrators)