Institutional Review Board

References  |  Acronyms & Abbreviations

Acronyms & Abbreviations

ACES - Advanced Crew Escape Suit

ACHRE - Advisory Committee for Human Research Experiments

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

ALARA - As low as reasonably achievable

AMB - Aerospace Medicine Board

AMERD - Astronaut Medical Evaluation Requirements Document

ANSI - American National Standards Institute

AO - Announcement of Opportunity

BCD - Bioastronautics Control Board

BDC - baseline data collection

BLS - basic life support

cc - cubic centimeter (same as ml)

C-9 - NASA microgravity aircraft (parabolic flight)

Center - Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

CFR - Code of Federal Regulations

Co-I - Co-investigator

CPHS - Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects

CSA - Canadian Space Agency

CV - Curriculum Vitae

DCB - Directorate Control Board

DHHS - Department of Health and Human Services

DSO - Detailed Supplementary Objective

DTO - Detailed Test Objective

DTP - Detailed Test Procedure

ECG - electrocardiogram, electrocardiography

EMG - electromyogram, electromyography

EMU - External Maneuvering Unit

ESA - European Space Agency

EVA - Extravehicular activity

FDA - Food and Drug Administration

FRR - Flight Readiness Review

GOJ - Government of Japan

HEPA - high-efficiency particulate air

HERD - Human Experimental and Research Data Records (10HERD)

HIMS - Health Information Management System (10HIMS)

HRMRB - Human Research Multilateral Review Board

HSEC - Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance Officer

HTSF - Human Test Subject Facility

IDE - Investigational device exemption

IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission

IND - Investigational new drug

IRB - Institutional Review Board

ISS - International Space Station

JAXA - Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

JHB - Johnson Space Center Handbook

JMI - Johnson Management Instruction

JPD - Johnson Space Center Policy Directive

JPG - Johnson Space Center Procedures and Guidelines

JSC - Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

LBNP - lower body negative pressure

LD50 - lethal dose-50

mA - milliampere

MER - Medical Evaluation Requirement

MO - medical officer

MOU - memorandum of understanding

ml - milliliter (same as cc)

MPA - Multiple Project Assurance

MPB - Medical Policy Board

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NFPA - National Fire Protection Association

NIH - National Institutes of Health

NMI - NASA Management Instruction

NPD - NASA Policy Directive

NPG - NASA Procedures and Guidelines

NRA - NASA Research Announcement

NRC - Nuclear Regulatory Commission

OBPR - Office of Biological and Physical Research

OHRP - Office of Human Research Protections

ORR - operational readiness review

OSTP - Office of Science and Technology Policy

PCN - page change notice

PCO - Protocol Compliance Officer

PHS - Public Health Service

PI - principal investigator

PSRP - Payload Safety Review Panel

RAHF - Research Animal Holding Facility

RCP - Radiation Constraints Panel

RDRC - Radioactive Drug Research Committee

RHO - Radiation Health Officer

RME - Risk Mitigation Evaluation

RPWG - Radioactive Payloads Working Group

RSA - Russian Space Agency

RSC - Radiation Safety Committee

SLSD - Space Life Sciences Directorate

S&MA - Safety & Mission Assurance

SMART - Safety and Mission Assurance Review Team

SMO - Supplemental Medical Objective

SMD - Space Medicine Division

SPA - Single Project Assurance

SPF - Specific Pathogen Free

SR&QA - Safety, Reliability, and Quality Assurance

SR&T - Scientific Research and Technology

STS - Space Transportation System

TC - test conductor

TD - test director

TEDP - Test Equipment Data Package

TRR - Test Readiness Review

TRRB - Test Readiness Review Board

TSS - Test Subject Screening