Institutional Review Board

Human Research Protection Program 

Be The Match BioTherapies is an extension of The National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match®. The NMDP/Be The Match Institutional Review Board (IRB) protects the rights and welfare of individuals who participate in research, including unrelated volunteer donors listed on the Be the Match Registry® and donors and recipients participating in research sponsored by the CIBMTR® (Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research®) or the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network® (BMT CTN). 

Our human research protection program complies with all federal regulations pertaining to human research protections and adheres to the ethical principles of the Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research. The NMDP IRB is registered with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Human Research Protections (Registration # IRB00001253) and has an approved Federalwide Assurance (FWA00000441). 

Applications, forms and resources 

IRB Accreditation

Find what you need to submit to the NMDP IRB based on your role and needs: 

  • Sponsor/Researcher (study level) 
  • Study Site Participating in the NMDP Single IRB 
  • Study Site HRPP/IRB Staff 

View NMDP IRB Member Roster

For more information on the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be The Match, please click here.