LifeBridge Health Research
The LifeBridge Health Department of Research provides cutting-edge medical research to help treat a variety of health concerns in the surrounding community. Our expert researchers conduct clinical trials to help in the advancement of new medical devices and drugs that can improve and save lives.
The Department of Research is charged with the oversight, facilitation and support of all research activity occurring within LifeBridge Health. The department serves as a resource for faculty, physicians, residents, fellows and administrators, providing support services and guidance in fulfilling the obligation to plan and conduct all experimental procedures with the highest scientific, humane and ethical principles.
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Institutional Review Board
The LifeBridge Health Institutional Review Board (IRB) ensures that the rights and welfare of human subjects participating in research are adequately protected, the risks to subjects are outweighed by the potential benefits of the research, the selection of subjects is not coercive or biased, informed consent will be obtained and documented where appropriate, and there is scientific merit to the proposal.
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Institutional Animal Care Use Committee
Sinai Hospital's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees the facility and procedures ensuring the appropriate care, use and humane treatment of all animals maintained for the purpose of research or training. The IACUC serves as a resource for the physicians, residents, fellows and administrators, providing guidance in fulfilling the obligation to plan and conduct all animal use procedures with the highest scientific, humane and ethical principles.
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Administrative Review Board
The LifeBridge Health Administrative Review Board (ARB) is charged with overseeing the financial aspects of all research conducted on LBH properties or patients. This administrative committee currently comprises representatives from Finance, Legal, Medicine, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy and Research.
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