Mission of the HRPP

The mission of the HRPP is to:

HRPP includes mechanisms to:

Ethical Principles and Regulatory Guidelines Underpinning the HRPP

RU is committed to conducting research with the highest regard for the welfare of human subjects. It upholds and adheres to the principles of The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects in Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1979). These principles are:

The HRPP is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal regulations, state law and institutional policies. All human subjects research at RU is conducted in accordance with the policy and regulations found in the 45 CFR 46 and 21 CFR 50 and 56. The actions of HRPP will also conform to the regulations and laws of New York State concerning the protection of human subjects in clinical investigations and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.