Oversight & Review

Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Oversight (hPSCRO) Committee & Institutional Review Board (IRB) Review

Forms and Policies

California law and Campus policy requires prospective hPSCRO committee review and approval of all human pluripotent stem cell research.

California law and Campus policy also require prospective IRB and hPSCRO committee review and approval of certain types of hESC research. Please see: January 4, 2007: Revised UCLA Policy on ESCRO & IRB Review.

The IRB and hpSCRO committee share application forms for the review of human pluripotent stem cell research. However, investigators must submit individual signed applications to each committee.

Please submit complete signed hpSCRO applications to:
Maria Domginuez, hPSCRO administrator
mariadominguez@mednet.ucla.edu

Contacts:
For information regarding hESC research and hPSCRO committee review contact: Steven Peckman at SPeckman@mednet.ucla.edu.
For information regarding the IRB visit: http://ohrpp.research.ucla.edu/
For information regarding the Research Safety and Animal Welfare Administration (RSAWA) visit: https://rsawa.research.ucla.edu/