Animal Ethics Committee
The Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) was established in 1997. The committee functions according to the guidelines laid down by the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA). The Seth GS Medical College and KEM hospital is registered with the CPCSEA since 1999 for the purpose of “Breeding and Research on animals”.
The Animal house was inspected by the CPCSEA members in May 2015 and inspection reports of 3 years viz 2013, 2014 and-2015 were sent to the CPCSEA for renewal of registration. Following this, we received renewal upto 2017. The new registration no. is 60/PO/ReBi/S/99/CPCSEA.
The AEC was informed that it needed to be reconstituted as per Rule 13 of Breeding of and Experiments on Animals (Control and Supervision) Rules 1998. The names and biodata of the Institutional members nominated by the Dean of the Institute were sent to the CPCSEA and the revised list of Committee members was received on 31.12.2015 as follows:
|Sr. No||Name of Members||Position on AEC||Occupation & Designation||Gender|
|1.||Dr. Sucheta P Dandekar||Chairperson cum Scientist from different biological discipline||Professor. & Head, Biochemistry, Seth GSMC & KEMH.||F|
|2.||Dr. Sandhya K Kamat||Member-Secretary cum Biological Scientist||Professor, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Seth GSMC & KEMH.||F|
|3.||Dr. Madhav J Sathe||Scientist from different biological discipline||Additional Professor, Microbiology, Seth GSMC & KEMH.||M|
|4.||Dr. Nirmala N Rege||Scientist in charge of Animal house facility||Professor and Head, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Seth GSMC & KEMH.||F|
|5.||Dr. S. L Kulkarni||Veterinarian||Sr. veterinary Officer, Seth GSMC & KEMH||M|
|6.||Dr. Geeta Vanage||Main Nominee, CPCSEA||Scientist E, National Institute for research in Reproductive health (NIRRH), Parel, Mumbai||F|
|7.||Mr. Arjun D Shinde||Link Nominee, CPCSEA||Scientist , Advance Centre for treatment research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Navi Mumbai||M|
|8.||Dr. Madhumanjiri M. Gatne||Scientist from Outside the Institute, nominated by CPCSEA||Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Bombay Veterinary College, Parel, Mumbai||F|
|9.||Mr. Atulkumar V Shah||Socially aware member nominated by CPCSEA||Non-Scientific Socially Aware Member||M|
Ongoing projects : 15. Progress reports of all ongoing projects were reviewed and submitted to the CPCSEA.