RELIANT Reminders

October 7, 2022

Reminders about when RELIANT will or will not cede IRB review or serve as reviewing IRB.

New Single IRB Plan Template

May 18, 2022

RELIANT has developed a single IRB plan template that researchers can use when drafting their grant applications.


April 14, 2022

Tips for ceding review to external IRBs along with information about a new question about depositing in dbGAP added to the ARROW cede application.


March 28, 2022

Updates include the need to request a consultation when requesting the UW serve as the reviewing IRB and notice of a new dbGAP added to the cede review application.

Change in Fee for Ceded Industry-Sponsored Studies

February 11, 2022

Effective March 1, fees will increase for IRB review of all industry-sponsored studies ceded to external IRBs.

RELIANT Reminders

February 11, 2022

Revised guidelines for when UW-Madison's IRB will serve as the single IRB or cede IRB review went into effect January 1st.


January 11, 2022

Reminders to schedule a consultation with RELIANT before requesting the UW serve as the single IRB and that changes that need review for ceded studies are limited.

Reminder: Single IRB Consultation Requirement

December 15, 2021

Staring January 1st, study teams will be required to have a consultation with RELIANT when asking the UW to serve as the reviewing IRB for external sites.

New Single IRB Review (sIRB) Guidelines

November 17, 2021

The UW has developed new guidelines outlining when the UW will and will not serve as the reviewing IRB or cede IRB review to an external IRB.

RELIANT (Reliance and Navigation Team) Updates

October 12, 2021

Reliance agreements may be needed when a UW study team member leaves the UW. Also covered: SMART IRB reminders.