Before your study involving animals begins, you must have IACUC approval

Below are the CTSI partner site IACUC submission tools.

Cedars-Sinai, or call (310) 423-2141 or (310) 423-3783. (For Cedars investigators, go to the Cedars Intranet).

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science 

Address all inquiries to the Vivarium Administration Office or (323) 563-5986.

  • Christina Du
    Director of Comparative Medicine
    Phone: (323) 563-5986
  • Monica Ferrini, PhD
    Faculty Liaison to the Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM)
    Phone: (323) 563-5962


Animal research must be approved by the LA BioMed IACUC. For more information, contact:

  • Zaw T. Maung
    The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    Phone: (310) 222-3624


IACUC approval must be obtained through the Chancellor's Animal Research Committee. The ARC reports to the Institutional Official, as required by federal regulations. For questions or assistance, contact: