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THE INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL CARE AND USE COMMITTEE (IACUC)

HOW TO APPLY FOR IACUC PROTOCOL APPROVAL

TYPES OF MODIFICATIONS
(rev. April 2009, February 2005, June 2003)

Notes:
If you require assistance please call 476-2197 or email iacuc@ucsf.edu
Modifications to the protocol may not be implemented until reviewed and approved by the IACUC.

Types of Modifications

Administrative Modifications such as addition or deletion of personnel, change in study title, change in location, are reviewed and approved by IACUC administrative staff members under delegated authority.

Other Modifications such as changes in the original objectives, experimental procedures, animal numbers or species, experimental agents, therapeutic agents, or anesthetic/analgesic regimen are reviewed by Designated Member Review or the Full Committee depending on the extent of the modification as determined by the IACUC pre-reviewers.  Note that a LARC Veterinarian may solely approve changes in therapeutic medication.