Information for Researchers

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New Protocol Application Instructions

Investigators requesting permission to conduct research involving human subjects within or outside Children's Hospital must submit an application to the Committee on Clinical Investigation (CCI).

All submissions are electronic through CHeRP IRB . Once in CHeRP IRB ,you will be able to select the type of application you need and begin the process .
Please go to: http://rc-cherpprod/CHERP/

Additional Reviews

Depending on your protocol, additional reviews may be required. CHeRP IRB will automatically route the electronic submission to the appropriate offices for their approval and sign off if necessary, however you may want to contact them before and during the IRB review process.

Please click here to learn the details regarding protocol review for:

  • Nursing Services
  • Radiation Safety Committee
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Intellectual Property Office
  • Clinical Trial Agreement
  • Department of Radiology
  • Committee on Microbiological Safety

Clinical Research Services

Boston Children's Hospital has several resources available to researchers to facilitate clinical research.

The Clinical Research Center
Pharmacy Services

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