Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Requirements: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (EINSTEIN)
has regulatory responsibility for all animal studies conducted by or for
EINSTEIN faculty that are part of any grant administered by EINSTEIN, irrespective
of animal use location. An Animal Use
Protocol must be submitted to IACUC for all studies that involve animal work
regardless of location. If the study
involves animal work being conducted outside of EINSTEIN, the protocol should include
descriptions of the animal work conducted off-site and the following
additional documents must be provided along with the application.
letter from the Principal Investigator (PI) stating clearly what animal work components
will be performed outside of EINSTEIN.
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) must be signed between Albert Einstein
College of Medicine and the collaborating institution to delineate
responsibilities regarding animal ownership and care (Template post on IACUC
Animal Care and Use Committee approval letter(s) for the proposed study.
Biososafety Approval from the collaborating/contract institution(s), if
biohazard materials are being used under the said protocol.
- Copy of the Approved Animal Use Protocol
from the collaborating Institution.
Approval: The protocol can only be approved
when all the documents are on file.
Inquiries about the status of a submitted protocol
may be addressed to the IACUC office by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), interoffice mail (Van Etten 468) or by telephone