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Western IRB (WIRB) Update/Information Session: Meet Our Representative

Thursday, 12 January, 2017

Join the SLU IRB and meet with the SLU's representative from WIRB/Copernicus Group.

The session will be held 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Jan. 12, in the Learning Resources Center (LRC), Room 110.
Troy Brinkman, J.D., MA, CIP, senior associate director, Institutions, WIRB, will share important updates (including a brief run-through of the newest SMART Form and MyConnexus), and information regarding WIRB's process (what happens after SLU's internal vetting) and continuing oversight of the research (Amendments, Continuing Review, Reports, etc.). Brinkman will also field participant questions.
Western IRB (WIRB) is a commercial IRB under contract with Saint Louis University to review eligible industry-sponsored, multi-center clinical trials. WIRB and Copernicus Group IRB (CGIRB) united in 2013; thus, eligible studies include WIRB-CGIRB shared single review service (SRS) reviews. For more information on the use of Central/External IRBs with the SLU IRB visit our webpage.

For questions or to RSVP, call Rachel at 977-9813 or email

For more information and additional education opportunities visit the ‘Training and Education’ tab on the IRB webpage.