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Safeguarding the rights, safety and well-being of the research participants.

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Safeguarding the rights, safety and well-being of research participants

Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) comprises members from medical, scientific, non-medical and non-scientific fields, whose responsibility is to ensure the protection of the rights, safety and well-being of human subjects involved in a clinical trial. IEC is responsible for the review, approval and monitoring of academic and regulatory trials besides other research studies.

The Executive Vice-Chairman, Cancer Institute (WIA) is the institutional authority under whom the IEC has been constituted. IEC is independent in its functioning and decision making. The IEC at the Cancer Institute (WIA) functions in accordance with New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules 2019 and National Ethical Guidelines for Bio-Medical and Health Research Involving Human Participants, Good Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clinical Trials in India and other applicable national, international regulations and guidelines as set out in the SOP.

Annexure 1: Standard Operating Procedures

The IEC is registered and approved by the Central Drug Standard Control Organization with the certificate valid till 21st April 2024 – Re-Registration No. ECR/235/Inst/TN/2013/RR-19

Annexure 2: CDSCO Registration Certificate

Annexure 3: IEC Membership List

In compliance with the sub-rule (l) of rule 17 and Chapter IV of the ‘New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules 2019’, notified by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, the IEC is registered under Department of Health Research with certificate valid till 27th October 2022 – EC/NEW/INST/2020/856

Annexure 4: DHR Registration Certificate

Annexure 5: NABH Accreditation Certificate

Institutional Ethics Committee Secretariat Contact

Ms. Vidya R – Ethics Committee Coordinator
Cancer Institute (W.I.A) – Dr. S. Krishnamurthi Campus
38 Sardar Patel Road, Chennai 600036.
Email id: iec@cancerinstitutewia.org
Ph: +91-44-22209150 Ext 219

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