FOstering REsponsible COnduct of Research and Ethics in Health Sciences
Organised by Kasturba Medical College and Kasturba Hospital, Institutional Ethics Committee, Manipal
January 18th - 25th, 2021 | Health Sciences Library, MAHE, Manipal

About IEC

About Kasturba Medical College and Kasturba Hospital Institutional Ethics Committee (KMC & KH IEC)

  • Established in 1998, beginning initially to approve Regulatory clinical trials

  • By 2003, started reviewing projects on vulnerable population and biomedical research in addition to the Clinical Trials

  • 2013 registered under CDSCO

  • Reviewing over 900 projects a year (biomedical and Indian Pharma sponsored/ Device trials consistently from 2015

  • Projects from multiple disciplines including allied health, nursing, pharmaceutical branches, social, public health, traditional medicines, yoga, genetics, life sciences, engineering besides the medical and basic sciences research.

  • Developed a dedicated software portal for submission of research projects.

  • NABH accreditation – Feb 2019

  • Registered under the ICMR-DHR from Jan 2020