Pathways of IRB Review: Approval of Human Subjects Research Studies at UB

A new human research study may undergo various types of review after it has been determined that Institutional Review Board (IRB) review is required. This UB CTSI Educational Modules video explores:

  • IRB pre-review
  • Exempt, expedited, and full board review levels
  • Steps and typical timelines for IRB review

Presented by Zachary Chakan, UB IRB Administrator; presentation approved by the UB IRB

Running Time: 
19 minutes

Date Published: February 16, 2022


Contact Valerie Bailoni, UB IRB Helpline, at, or Alexis O’Brien​, UB CTSI Clinical Research Facilitator, at​.

Additional resources:

Human Research (IRB):

Click Portal: IRB and Managing Compliance:

IRB Policy and Procedures (Toolkit):