Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
UT Southwestern Medical Center supports a quality animal care and use program to support faculty who use animals in research, testing, or teaching. This program assures that all animal use adheres to applicable requirements such as:
- Animal Welfare Act (AWA)
- Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Guide)
- Public Health Service Policy
- U.S. Government Principles Regarding the Care and Use of Animals
The University has a letter of assurance on file with the Public Health Service, is registered as a research facility with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and also is certified by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC).
For more information, read What You Should Know about Animal Research and the IACUC at UT Southwestern Medical Center.