Oversight & Review

EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH OVERSIGHT (ESCRO) COMMITTEE &
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD (IRB) REVIEW

Forms and Policies

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

California law and Campus policy also require prospective IRB and ESCRO 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 ESCRO committee share application forms for the review of human pluripotent
stem cell research. However, investigators must submit individual signed applications to each committee.

Please deliver complete signed ESCRO applications to:
ESCRO Committee
Broad Stem Cell Research Center
477 BSRB
735722

Contacts:
For information regarding hESC research and ESCRO committee review contact:
Steven Peckman: speckman@mednet.ucla.edu

For information regarding the IRB: http://ohrpp.research.ucla.edu/
For information regarding the Chancellor's Animal Research Committee (ARC): http://oaro.research.ucla.edu/