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About the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Human Participants

All research that involves human participants must be either exempted from review or approved by Cornell's Institutional Review Board (IRB) before it can be initiated. Learn More


News from the IRB

  • Proposed changes to the Common Rule could have a major impact on IRB review of research projects
  • IRB Training Renewal Requirement Update
  • Calendar of Events
  • Newsletters - Read the October 2015 issue now!

IRB Open Office Hours

IRB Protocols

Contact Information

Myles Gideon
Sr. IRB Administrator
t. 607-255-6182

Janet Jayne
IRB Administrator
t. 607-255-5138

Vanessa McCaffery
Compliance Administrator
t. 607-254-5162

Guilaine Senecal
Assistant Director, ORIA
t. 607-255-8994

East Hill Office Building
395 Pine Tree Road, Suite 320
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14850

f. 607-255-0758