What is irb

Irb" is a generic term used in the united states by the fda and hhs, each institution that establishes such a board may use whatever name it chooses.

An institutional review board

18] analogies with phrenology[17] and nazis identifying people as "probably part-jewish" based on facial features have been made to show what can go wrong with research whose authors may have failed to adequately think through the risks of harm.