This page provides UC Berkeley and agency guidance for UC Berkeley investigors related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and human subjects research. The page will be updated as new information is available.

The Office for Protection of Human Subjects continues to operate during normal business hours with staff working remotely, through April 7, 2020. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email the OPHS staff at but please do not call us.

UC Berkeley

Letter to researchers with approved human subjects research protocol: In-person research interaction to cease immediately (3/20/2020)

Letter to PIs regarding the conduct of HSR and the COVID-19 Pandemic: COVID-19 and Human Subjects Research (3/13/2020)

Clarification re: Screening for COVID-19 in HSR

National Institutes of Health

Guidance for NIH-funded Clinical Trials and Human Subjects Studies Affected by COVID-19 (NOT-OD-20-087)