Glossary Term


Institutional Review Board

A committee of physicians, statisticians, researchers, community advocates, and others that ensures that a clinical trial is ethical and that the rights of study participants are protected. (OPTN Glossary May 2021)

A specifically constituted review body established or designated by an entity to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects recruited to participate in biomedical or behavioral or social science research (Alliance Terminology & Data Resources May 2021)