Institutional Review Board
Baton Rouge General’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) is tasked
with protecting the rights and welfare of human participants in its clinical
trials. The Principal Investigator conducting the research shares in this
responsibility. All research involving human subjects at Baton Rouge General
must be reviewed and approved by an appropriate IRB or be exempt from
review. IRB review of research is required in all cases. Baton Rouge General’s
IRB is in accordance with the FDA’s mandated regulations regarding
human research protection.
IRB Manager is the software service we use to manage all information related
to studies. If you plan to be an Investigator/Coordinator, contact the
IRB Administrator at (225) 387-7112 for login information.
Baton Rouge General’s IRB is a committee made up of individuals with
and without science backgrounds, as well as community members. If you
are interested in becoming an IRB member, contact
Emily Panepinto, IRB Administrator, at (225) 387-7112.
If you are interested in initiating a clinical trial and would like more
information on IRB requirements and meetings,