Research / Research Ethics

Institutional Review Board

Research Ethics /

Institutional Review Board

An institution that deliberates on the ethical and scientific validity of human targeted research within the university, all human targeted research, including questionnaires must be reviewed by the Institutional Review Board before research starts.

Based on the

Bio Ethics and Safety Act(Law No.16372)

Members

Committee chairman is elected by mutual vote among the committee members and committee must include outside members.

Function

Deliberate on the ethical and scientific validity of human subject research plans.

Deliberate on whether consent regarding human subject, or private information such as human specimen or DNA information, has been obtained according to due process of law.

Deliberate on safety measures regarding the human subject or provider of private information such as human specimen or DNA information, and on protection measures for information such as name or resident registration number by which an individual may be identified.

Deliberate on issues regarding the establishment, organization and approval of an information bank for human specimens such as DNA, cells, tissue and DNA information.