As a leading pediatric research hospital and academic medical center, we strive to conduct our research in accordance with the highest level of research ethics and in compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. This compliance program was developed in accordance with these applicable laws, rules and regulations, and with guidance from appropriate federal and State of Illinois sources.
The Lurie Children’s Research Management & Support offices assist research investigators in grant applications, grant management, study submission and other matters involving research.
The sources from which we receive guidance include:
Office of Research Integrity (ORI) of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
DHHS Office of Inspector General (OIG)
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
We have been awarded full accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP). An independent, non-profit accrediting body, AAHRPP uses a voluntary, peer-driven, educational model to ensure that human research protection programs meet rigorous standards for quality and protection. AAHRPP promotes high quality, ethically sound research through an accreditation process that helps organizations worldwide strengthen their research protection programs.
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