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Researcher Resources


Before your study involving animals begins, you must have IACUC approval. Below are the CTSI partner site IACUC submission tools.

Cedars-Sinai - iacuc@cshs.org, or call (310) 423-2141 or (310) 423-3783. (For Cedars investigators, go to the Cedars Intranet link here.

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

Lundquist/Harbor-UCLA – Animal research must be approved by the LA BioMed IACUC. For more information, contact:

UCLA – IACUC approval must be obtained through the Chancellor's Animal Research Committee which works with The Office of Animal Research Oversight to provide administrative oversight. For questions or assistance, contact:

  • Office of Animal Research Oversight (OARO)
  • Email: oaro@research.ucla.edu
  • Phone: (310) 206-6308
  • Guides and training information can be found here.