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Regulatory Research Approval Processing Stats

Approximate timelines and volume for select units in the Office of Research

Grants & Contracts Office

Total grants submitted by GCO annually: 

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018   2019 2020  2021 
Federal 774 677 719 701 717 801  829  846  970  1091
Non-Federal 362 368 386 361 334 359 543   606  653  750
Internal 182 229 281 276 246 338 272   187*  242  255
TOTAL 1318 1274 1386 1338 1297 1498 1644   1639  1865  2096

*Internal grant process flow was streamlined in 2019 to bypass GCO review. 

Institutional Review Board

IRB review and approval volumes by calendar year:

  2017 2018 2019  2020
IRB Studies Approved 759 840 753  852
Full 151 177 177  148
Expedited 238 202 100  122
 Exempt 55 74 79  129
Flex/Registered  202 279 268  345
Other (NHSR, NCI-CIRB, QI, Case Report)  113 108 129  70

 

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee

See chart below for the median number of days (contiguous calendar days not business days) from ‘Submit’ to ‘Approved’ for calendar year 2021 for animal submission processing. For complete details and explanations, view the Full Report (PDF).

AUA Type Designated Review Full Committee Review
New & 3 Year Renewals 27.0 43.0
Amendment - experimental changes only 15.0 31.0
Amendment - administratively processed 2.0 N/A