Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-11-15
Received: 26 June 2019
Accepted: 16 September 2019
First Online: 15 November 2019
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: Columbia University requirements (ExternalRef removed Policy.doc):Case report on a single patient: A case report describing the treatment of a single patient does not meet the federal definition of human subjects research on the basis that the information in the case report is not generalizable knowledge. Therefore, clinicians at the University are not required to obtain IRB approval for case reports of a single patient. Investigators who are asked by a journal or other entity to provide documentation from the IRB that such a case report was either approved by the IRB or did not require review by the IRB may present the Columbia Univesity IRB/Privacy Board Policy on Case Reports as evidence that the case report does not require IRB approval.
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: RDC serves as a consultant to Array, BMS, Castle Biosciences, Compugen, Foundation Medicine, Immunocore, I-Mab, Incyte, Merck, Roche/Genentech, PureTech Health, Sanofi Genzyme, and Sorrento Therapeutics. RC is also on the advisory board for Aura Biosciences, Chimeron, and Rgenix and receives research funding (to Columbia University) from Amgen, Astellis, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Bellicum, BMS, Corvus, Eli Lilly, Immunocore, Incyte, Macrogenics, Merck, Mirati, Novartis, Pfizer, Plexxikon, and Roche/Genentech. YMS receives research and travel funding from Amgen. JY and SML declare that they have no competing interests.