Institutional Animal Ethics Committee
The Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) of Seth GS Medical College and KEM hospital was established in 1997. The IAEC of Seth GS Medical College and KEM hospital is registered with the Committee for Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CCSEA) ( previously known as Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals-CPCSEA ) since 1999 for the purpose of “Breeding and Research on animals”.
The committee functions according to the guidelines laid down by the CCSEA. The Institutional Animal House Facility was last inspected by the CCSEA members on 22nd November 2022.
Reg. No. of the Animal House Facility: 60/PO/ReBi/S/99/CPCSEA
The Institutional Animal Ethics Committee has been renewed on 07/10/2022 valid till 06/10/2027.
Members of renewed IAEC are as follows:
|Sr. No.||Name||Position on IAEC||Department|
|1.||Dr. Sandhya Kamat||Chairperson||Pharmacology & Therapeutics
|2.||Dr. Shruti Bhide||Member Secretary||Pharmacology & Therapeutics
|3.||Dr. Kiran Joshi||Veterinary officer in charge of animal facility||Pharmacology & Therapeutics
|4.||Dr. Kanchan Kothari||Scientist from different biological discipline||Pathology|
|5.||Dr. Sharad Patel||Biological Scientist||Physiology|
|6.||Dr. Uddhav Chaudhari||CPCSEA Nominee||Department of Primate Biology, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, (ICMR)|
|7.||Dr. Haladhar Sarma||Link Nominee||Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumba|
|8.||Dr. Dhanjitkumar Das||Scientist from outside the institute||National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai|
|9.||Mr. Hassan Nalband||Socially aware nominee||Reliance Life Sciences Pvt ltd|
- The upcoming meeting of IAEC will be held in April 2023.
No. of meetings held in 2022: 2
No. of new projects submitted and approved: 8
Ongoing projects: 12
Projects completed in 2022: 5