The MCW Human Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee (hSCRO) provides oversight on all ethical issues related to the derivation and research use of specific human stem cell lines conducted at MCW. Review and approval by the hSCRO is in addition to other MCW policies, federal and state regulations, and laws governing research.
hSCRO oversight includes:
Guidelines for the hSCRO (DOCX) are in effect as of 9/1/09. It is expected that on-going projects will submit to the hSCRO by 9/30/09. New projects that fall within the scope of the hSCRO may not begin without prior written approval of the Committee.
The Medical College of Wisconsin Human Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee Application (DOCX)
Status of NIH Applications and Awards July 15, 2009
NIH Stem Cell Information
OHRP Guidance for Investigators and Institutional Review Boards Regarding Research Involving hESCs, Germ Cells, and Stem Cell-Derived Test Articles (PDF)
International Society for Stem Cell Research
For more information or questions, contact IRB Office
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