The Indiana CTSI has provided scientific review of certain full board protocols since October 2016.

Effective March 29, 2018Indiana CTSI Scientific Review Committee review will be required prior to IRB review for full board studies which require biomedical IRB review and which have not undergone scientific review from another source such as a commercial sponsor or government funding agency. The CTSI Scientific Review Committee process should be initiated prior to IRB review.  Protocols can be submitted directly to CTSI Scientific Review Committee for review by emailing the protocol to  

For more information on the review process and criteria, visit the Indiana CTSI Scientific Review Committee web page.

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