These NIH policies, regulations, training and resources can help when proposing or conducting NIH extramural research involving human subjects.
Studies involving human subjects may meet the NIH definition of a clinical trial.
NIH Human Subjects System (HSS)
NIH grantees are required to submit information on research and trainee research projects that include human subjects to the NIH Human Subjects System.
The following supplemental guidance on submitting information to the NIH Human Subjects System is specific to Fogarty grantees:
Supplemental guidance: R25 - Education Projects
R25 "Education Projects" that support trainees conducting mentored human subject studies:
Supplemental guidance: D43 - International Research Training Grants and U2R - International Research Training Cooperative Agreements
D43 "International Research Training Grants" and
U2R “International Research Training Cooperative Agreements" that support trainees conducting human subject (HS) studies:
- Enter at least one study record for the non-clinical trial studies for the training program:
- If a trainee is conducting an independent clinical trial, a separate individual record must be created for this study:
Phase III Studies
NIH-Defined Phase 3 updates:
Recipients can navigate to the study record and edit the item in Section 4 as they would edit any other items on their study record.
Instructions for editing study records are available in the
HSS Online Help for External Users.
Updated February 21, 2023