Forms & Policies

1. ESCRO Short Application to use Human Pluripotent Stem Cell (hPSC) in Research
Please complete and submit the ESCRO Short Application for research using commercially available somatic cells or hPSC lines available from the UCLA BSCRC Stem Cell Bank or the NIH Registry.
Download application here

2. ESCRO - IRB Application for Human Pluripotent Stem Cell & Human Subjects Research
Please complete and submit the ESCRO-IRB Application for research using donor somatic cells, non-commercially banked donor somatic cells, hPSC created at other institutions, or any bio-materials that are directly or indirectly linked to donors through coding systems.
Download application here

3. Informed Consent Form Checklist

4. UCLA ESCRO Policies
a. Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight (ESCRO) Committee Policies and Procedures
b. January 4, 2007:
California law and UCLA Policy: Prospective IRB and ESCRO committee review and approval of certain types of human stem cell research
c. April 21, 2006
Creation of UCLA ESCRO Committee

5. President Obama's Executive Order 13505
a. March 9, 2009
Removing Barriers to Scientific Research
b. NIH Stem Cell Guidelines
c. NIH Stem Cell Registry

6. California Regulations
a. California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)
b. California Department of Public Health (CA DPH)