Please use the following templates to prepare your Informed Consent Form for your research project. Consent forms must contain all the elements of consent (unless a waiver of consent is requested; see below and/or Consent Form Instructions). In cases where children/minors are involved in research, assent must be offered in addition to the legal consent from a parent and/or guardian. Include an assent line for child/minor signature and allow children capable to offer their assent to participate in research.
A basic template of an Informed Consent Form containing all the required elements of consent.
Biomedical research studies include basic, and/or translational research that aims to contribute to the body of knowledge in the field of medicine and are split into two categories:
1. Clinical Trails, which evaluate new treatments for safety and efficacy; and
2. Preclinical Research, which elaborates on current knowledge to develop new strategies
Examples of Biomedical Research:
Social behavioral research focuses on human beliefs, attitudes and behaviors that are influenced by various social, biological, and/or environmental factors.
Examples of Social Behavioral Research:
There are two types of waivers of consent:
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