Office of Research IRB Policies & Regulations - Office of Research

IRB Policies & Regulations

UC Davis Policies

UC Systemwide Policies

California State Laws and Regulations

  • California Health and Safety Code Section 24170-24179.5 (PDF) (Effective 4/03/2006)

Federal Laws and Regulations

  • Federalwide Assurance UC Davis’ Federalwide Assurance Number (FWA#) is 00004557, and is approved up to April 12, 2024. The University of California, Davis (IORG0000251), in accordance with its Federalwide Assurance (FWA00004557) with the Department of Health & Human Services, adheres to all federal and state regulations related to the protection of human research subjects, including 45 CFR 46 (“The Common Rule”), 21 CFR 5021 CFR 56 for FDA regulated products, and the principles of The Belmont Report and Institutional policies and procedures. In addition, the International Conference on Harmonization, Good Clinical Practice (ICH GCP) principles are adhered to insofar as they parallel the previously mentioned regulations and policies.


New IRB Website Coming Soon!

The IRB Administration website pages will soon be moved to a dedicated website. Once live, all existing webpage links will be redirected to this new IRB website. This change is expected to make content easier to find, but we encourage you to send us your feedback.