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Office of Research Integrity

HRPP 8.6 Research Involving MUSC Employees or MUSC Students

Policy Name:  Research Involving MUSC Employees or MUSC Students
Approved:
Effective Date: 02/20/2009Page 1 of 1Section: HRPP 8.6
Replaced Policy: n/a

I.  POLICY

A. MUSC employees may not participate in the research of an immediate supervisor if that research presents greater than minimal risk. The IRB may approve an exception to this policy if an employee may derive direct health benefits from participation, e.g. cancer research. Consideration will be on a case-by-case basis.

B. MUSC students may not participate in the research of a mentor if that research presents greater than minimal risk. The IRB may approve an exception to this policy if a student may derive direct health benefits from participation, e.g. cancer research. Consideration will be on a case-by-case basis. If approved, the student will receive an annual renewal notice with an option to terminate participation by completion of a closeout form.