If you are currently participating in a research study conducted at Wayne UNC Health Care or one of our affiliates and have questions or concerns about your rights as a research subject you may contact, anonymously if you wish, the Wayne Institutional Review Board (IRB) by calling 919-731-6687 or by email at WayneIRB@unchealth.unc.edu. The IRB is a committee established to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects involved in research.
Questions about scheduling, explanation of procedures, or other information about your particular study should be addressed to the researchers named on the front page of your consent form.
Information about participating in clinical research can be found at the following websites:
The Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP): About Research Participation
The National Institutes of Health (NIH): Clinical Research Trials and You
The National Cancer Institute (NCI): Find NCI-Supported Clinical Trials
Clinicaltrials.gov: A listing of both privately and publicly funded clinical research studies