Below are links to various Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center offices that provide valuable information and guidance for those involved in the conduct of research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Our Biosafety Service provides and enforces a safe, healthful work environment for staff. The Biosafety Officers maintain chemical inventories from all clinical research laboratories and core facilities that use or store hazardous chemicals.
Office of Clinical Research (OCR)
The Office of Clinical Research’s mission is to support the highest quality program of clinical research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center through central management, standardized practice, and oversight. The OCR strives to ensure that clinical research policies and procedures adhere to existing research standards as well as federal regulations.
The Compliance Office exists to help Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center prevent, detect, and correct healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse. The Compliance Office is also responsible for ensuring that all Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center staff are aware of their compliance responsibilities and understand that ensuring compliance and reporting suspected noncompliance are part of their job. In addition the office assists staff in understanding the billing process and compliance risks in specific departments.
Learn about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s vast range of core facilities and support services that provide state-of-the-art technologies for our entire research community.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee is charged with oversight of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Animal Care and Use Program. The IACUC meets monthly to review all proposed research activities involving animals to assure that all projects are conducted in accordance with established federal and institutional policies and guidelines by staff with appropriate skill and training.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) protects the rights and welfare of human research participants. Proposals and awards involving human subjects research require IRB review and approval before any research activities can begin. The NIH requires documentation of IRB review and approval prior to the release of award funds used for human subjects research activities.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Library’s Publication Support Page
The Publication Support page is designed for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center authors. The links provide access to policies, documents, databases, software tools, and other useful information. The NIH Public Access Policy column contains essential information for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center investigators about the 2008 revision.
Research Animal Resources Center (RARC)
The Research Animal Resource Center (RARC) provides staff and facilities to effect the humane care and use of animals for research and teaching at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.