VA Human Research - South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)

VAIRRS is the VA's enterprise version of IRBNet, a web-based software used by administrators, committee members, and researchers for electronic protocol submission/management and review and oversight of research.

All submissions (e.g., new protocols, amendments, continuing reviews, closures) must be submitted electronically via VAIRRS. E-mail and hard copy submissions will not be accepted. 

IRBNet Registration and Training - 

Investigators can self-register for a VAIRRS account from virtually any computer and submit protocols at  VAIRRS does not require a connection to the VA network.

New Registration & User Profile Instructions

Help Documents For Researchers/Study Coordinators