Final Reports & Study Closures

The completion or termination of a research study is a change in activity and must be reported to the IRB.

If ALL of the below are true, your research study can be closed:

  • The study is permanently closed to enrollment
  • All subjects have completed all study procedures
  • Data collection is complete
  • Analysis of identifiable* (directly or indirectly) data is complete
  • All identifiers* (including codes, links, or key to identifiers) have been destroyed

If your study has closed, please complete the Final Report Form and submit to the IRB.

* See the definitions list for additional clarity