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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Medical Dental Research Building
511 South Floyd, Room 012 
University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292
502-852-7307 
502-852-7943 (Fax) 

iacuc@louisville.edu

 

Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM EST

IACUC Chair:  Ronald Gregg, PhD
IACUC Coordinator: Angela Bryant

 

 

Federal regulations and policies require that each institution using animals for research, education, and/or teaching establish an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). In general, the IACUC is an advisory committee to the Institutional Official (IO), which at UofL is the Vice President for Health Affairs, and is assigned the oversight for all animal care and use. The UofL IACUC assumes responsibility for those functions given in:

* National Research Council. 1996. Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (the "Guide"). National Academy Press, Washington, DC. (http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/labrats/)
* National Institutes of Health. 1986. Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Reprinted March 1996. Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare. (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/references/phspol.htm)
* Animal Welfare Act (Pub. L. 89-544) and all Animal Care Regulations contained in Title 9, Subchapter A. (http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ac/publications/AWA/AWAINDEX.HTML) and http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ac/publications.html)

This site is designed to provide current information on the charge and operation of the IACUC.

 

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