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Introduction

Chettinad Academy of Research & Education (CARE), a deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, offers inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary high quality innovative programmes in the broad fields of Life Sciences and related technologies and promotes clinical research in areas of national and local health problems.

The need for Institutional Human Ethics Committee in medical and research establishments resulted from the realization that affirms human rights as a prerogative of all members of society. The CARE faculty, research scholars and postgraduate students conduct several biomedical research and number of research projects which involves patients and healthy human volunteers. This involves a number of ethical issues that need to be addressed. The Institutional Human Ethics Committee(IHEC) plays the vital role of guiding researchers in the ethical issues associated with their research.

Functions
The major responsibility of IHEC is to protect the rights, safety and wellbeing of the research participants. The IHEC conducts regular meetings for reviewing the research proposals and gives suggestions to the investigators to make the research ethical before approving them. All research projects in humans should get the approval of the ethics committee before starting their study. IHEC functions as per ICMR guidelines 2006.

Composition
The Institutional Human Ethics Committee members:

Chairperson:
Dr. Thirunavukkarasu, MD
Professor and Head – Department of Pharmacology,
Saveetha Medical College, Chennai
Member secretary:
Dr. R. Arunkumar, MD, Ph.D.,
Professor of Pharmacology and Vice Principal, CHRI
Members:
Basic Medical Scientists
Dr. Suruliraman, MD
Prof. & HOD Dept. of Community Medicine, CHRI

Clinicians
Dr. Durga Krishnan, MD
Professor, Department of General Medicine, CHRI

Dr. Jaishree Vasudevan, MD
Prof.& Head, Departrnent of Paediatrics, Tagore Medical College and Hospital, Rathinamangalam, Ciennai

Social Scientist
Mr. Arul Sahayam
Founder & Director, Societv for Peopie’s Animation, Chennai

Legal Expert
Mr. D. Sathish Kumar, BBA, MA, BL, ML
Advocate – Madras High Court and Commissioner of Oath, Chennai

Layperson
Mrs. M. Latha
11, Bajanaikovil street, Sholinganallur, Chennai

SOP for IHEC (Faculty)

SOP for IHEC – 2021

Update Soon

DCGI Registration

2021 Approval

IHEC Registration form: Click Here

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Introduction

Chettinad Academy of Research & Education (CARE), a deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, offers inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary high quality innovative programmes in the broad fields of Life Sciences and related technologies and promotes clinical research in areas of national and local health problems.

The need for Institutional Human Ethics Committee in medical and research establishments resulted from the realization that affirms human rights as a prerogative of all members of society. The CARE faculty, research scholars and postgraduate students conduct several biomedical research and number of research projects which involves patients and healthy human volunteers. This involves a number of ethical issues that need to be addressed. The Institutional Human Ethics Committee(IHEC) plays the vital role of guiding researchers in the ethical issues associated with their research.

Functions
The major responsibility of IHEC is to protect the rights, safety and wellbeing of the research participants. The IHEC conducts regular meetings for reviewing the research proposals and gives suggestions to the investigators to make the research ethical before approving them. All research projects in humans should get the approval of the ethics committee before starting their study. IHEC functions as per ICMR guidelines 2006.

Composition
The Institutional Human Ethics Committee members:

Chairperson:
Dr. Thirunavukkarasu, MD
Professor and Head – Department of Pharmacology,
Saveetha Medical College, Chennai
Member secretary:
Dr. R. Arunkumar, MD, Ph.D.,
Professor of Pharmacology and Vice Principal, CHRI
Members:
Basic Medical Scientists
Dr. Suruliraman, MD
Prof. & HOD Dept. of Community Medicine, CHRI

Clinicians
Dr. Durga Krishnan, MD
Professor, Department of General Medicine, CHRI

Dr. Jaishree Vasudevan, MD
Prof.& Head, Departrnent of Paediatrics, Tagore Medical College and Hospital, Rathinamangalam, Ciennai

Social Scientist
Mr. Arul Sahayam
Founder & Director, Societv for Peopie’s Animation, Chennai

Legal Expert
Mr. D. Sathish Kumar, BBA, MA, BL, ML
Advocate – Madras High Court and Commissioner of Oath, Chennai

Layperson
Mrs. M. Latha
11, Bajanaikovil street, Sholinganallur, Chennai

SOP for IHEC Faculty

SOP for IHEC (Faculty)

SOP for IHEC – 2021

IHEC forms

Update Soon

DCGI REGISTRATION

DCGI Registration

2021 Approval

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IHEC Proposal Submission

IHEC Registration form: Click Here

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