Research Compliance

Institutional Review Board (IRB) 

Research investigators and their institutions have a fundamental responsibility to safeguard the rights and welfare of people participating in their research activities. All review of research activities involving human subjects is performed by the IRB, a federally regulated committee whose members are not involved in the conduct of the research. The purpose of the IRB rises above performing a legalistic function in the protection of human subjects, by serving as a forum for the development and understanding of the ethical guidelines governing human subjects research. Ultimately, in this effort, the research investigator’s relationship with the IRB forms the bedrock of the human subjects protection program. More

Institutional Animal Care And Use Committee (IACUC) 

City College of New York and the CUNY Medical School recognizes the scientific and ethical responsibility for the humane care and use of animals involved in research and education and enjoins all individuals involved to the highest standards of care and consideration. More


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