News Flash:  IRBs must continue to determine that research within the expedited categories is minimal risk OHRP released 8 new FAQs regarding the revised Common Rule on March 15th.  Importantly, among these is the following clarification that because the Federal Register list of expedited review categories has not yet been updated, IRBs must still actively determine that research that falls within the expedited categories is minimal risk regardless of the revised Common Rule presumption that such research is minimal risk unless an IRB determines and documents otherwise. [NEW!] After January 21, 2019 (the general compliance date for the revised Common Rule), is the 1998 Expedited Review List still in effect for studies subject to the revised Common Rule? Yes. Until HHS finalizes a revised...