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Responsible Research

Conducting research at Loma Linda University brings both significant rewards and responsibilities. LLU places the highest priority on excellence and integrity in research. In order to do this, LLU investigators must comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies that govern research. The links below will take you to institutional guidance for the responsible conduct of research.

Human Research Protections

Apply to the LLU IRB, report Adverse Events

Animal Welfare Protections

Apply to the LLU IACUC

Biosafety

Apply for required approvals for research involving recombinant DNA, infectious agents, or other potentially biohazardous materials

Radiation Safety

Apply for required approvals for research involving radioactive materials

Research Conflict of Interest

Report all significant interests (financial or non-financial) that could be perceived to compromise professional judgment in the design, conduct or reporting of research

Integrity, Storage & Retention of Research Data

See institutional policy & guidelines regarding the collection and preservation of research data

Transferring Research Data & Materials

Export Control, Guidance on Imports, Confidential Disclosure Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements

Research with Human Stem Cells

Apply for approval for research involving human stem cells

Other Research Compliance Areas

Select Agents, Controlled Substances, PubMed Central Requirements for NIH-funded Research, How to Register for ClinicalTrials.gov