Effective Friday January 24, 2003 The University of Pennsylvania began functioning under Federalwide Assurance FWA00004028. This number replaces the now expired Multiple Project Assurance number M1025. All correspondence with funding agencies or sponsors should refer to the FWA number. To view the Penn FWA information, go to the OHRP website. Select the Assurances (FWAs) radio button for document type. Enter FWA Number: 00004028.
All IRBs reviewing FDA-regulated research are required to provide FDA-specific information to the federal OHRP. Penn's IRBs are fully compliant with the FDA registration requirements.** To view the Penn IRB registrations, go to the OHRP website. Select the IRB Organizations (IORG) radio button for document type. Enter IORG Number: 0000029.
**Click here to read FDA's notice regarding registration of IRBs reviewing FDA-Regulated Research.
IRB Registration Information: In certain circumstances, a funding agency or sponsor may request the institutional or IRB registration numbers/identifiers for Penn IRBs.