We require all research to be conducted within legal and ethical standards.

  • We are honest and accurate in our research applications.
  • We use research funds for the appropriate purpose.
  • We respect the right of individuals to refuse to participate in clinical studies without compromising their care.
  • We conduct clinical trials and studies in accordance with requirements of the appropriate regulatory bodies.
  • We follow all laws, policies and procedures relating to the care, transport and use of animal subjects in research.

Additional research goals:
  • We understand research awards are made to the institution, which generally is the owner of the data, products, and resources of the research.  Industry-sponsored research may vary according to the specific contract.
  • We require high ethical standards in all research projects, and we are expected to inquire into all instances of alleged or apparent misconduct in science.
  • We competently manage our research responsibilities and are responsible and committed to achieving the objectives of the awards we receive.
  • We maintain appropriate records to ensure accurate billing for research.
  • We seek prior approval of the appropriate committees when our research involves animal subjects, as well as humans, certain chemical substances, bio-hazardous materials, and radioactive materials.
  • We properly collect, record, maintain, and disclose our research data using accepted practices and in compliance with applicable regulations and share data with our co-investigators.
  • We submit accurate data for publication based on the public good, and properly acknowledge all contributors.

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