The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced its determination of exception for two categories of research from the required use of a single institutional review board (IRB) to review cooperative research under the HHS regulations for the protection of human subjects.  This determination is specific to research conducted or supported by HHS.  The announcement with the OHRP determination of exception has been put on public display by the Office of the Federal Register and can be accessed at: https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2019-25358.pdf.  The determination of exception can also be accessed on OHRP’s website at:...