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Appendix E. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

It is the purpose of this policy to assure the humane care, treatment and use of animals in research and education and to ensure that studies involving the use of animals have been carefully evaluated by competent reviewers and judged to be justified and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The University is committed to abide by, and comply with, PHS/HHS/NIH "Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals" (NIH Publication No. 85-23) and the provisions of the Federal "Animal Welfare Act" (P.L. 89-544), as amended, along with other applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.

For information and instructions on how to apply for IACUC approval, use the following link to the Office of Research Integrity webpage for graduate students: http://www.uri.edu/research/tro/offices/compliance/rescompgradinfo.html

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