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  • Animal Research Office (IACUC)

    Mission

    The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee's charge is to oversee the care and use of animals in research, testing, and education at the University of Mississippi Medical Center; to review all proposed and ongoing research protocols involving the use of live animals, to ensure compliance with all federal, state and institutional policies and to ensure the inclusion of adequate and proper record keeping and surveillance.

    Regulatory authority

    The IACUC is mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (Public Law #89-544) to evaluate the care, treatment, housing, and use of animals, and for certifying compliance with the Act by the research facility. Similarly the PHS policy on Humane Care.  

    • OLAW Assurance letter
    • Animal Welfare Assurance Number A3275-01
    • Memorandum of Understanding between UMMC and VA
    • UMMC AAALAC accreditation date: 7/13/2012

    • Dr. Jeff Henegar - Chair, IACUC
              University of Mississippi Medical Center
              IACUC
              Learning Resources Center - Room U020
              2500 N. State St.
              Jackson, MS 39216-4505
              Phone: (601) 815-5006
              Fax: (601) 815-5010