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410.010 Research Involving Humans in Experiments

Executive Order No. 10, 8-10-72, Amended 8-28-07.

  1. Human Subject Research, Defined --
    1. Human subject means a living individual about whom an investigator (whether professional or student) conducting research obtains
      1. Data through intervention or interaction with the individual, or 
      2. Identifiable private information
    2. Research means a systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge.
  2. Human Subject Research Subject to Review and Approval -- It shall be the policy of the University of Missouri that all research projects which involve human subjects shall be subject to review and approval by an appropriate, officially appointed, Institutional Review Board registered with the Office of Human Research Protections (or other office designated by the United States Department of Health and Human Services) prior to project initiation, and without respect to the source of funding or sponsorship. This policy shall include all faculty, staff, and student research regardless of source of support.

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