הרשות למחקר ופיתוח, האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים

Research and Experiments Involving Human Subjects and Animals

Human Subjects in Research

General Information

​Medical Experiments Involving Human Subjects

​In accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki, only researchers holding the degree of medical doctor (M.D.) are authorized to conduct experiments involving human subjects. Such authorization will be granted to Hebrew University researchers under certain conditions, supervised by the Helsinki Committee of Hadassah University Hospital. Researchers conducting such experiments must adhere to the following state law and principles:

Research Involving Humans (Non-Medical Experiments)​

​Research involving human participation must conform to ethical standards, both during and following the experiment. The subject’s rights and welfare must be protected. Researchers, students and auxilary or technical staff must be familiar with university regulations and ethical guidelines, must have received training in conducting research involving humans, and must have been approved by the Ethics Committee for Research. Involving Human Subjects. Adherence to all the following is required:

Further infromation regarding research ethics is available on the Univeristy website ethics.huji.ac.il.

Use of Animals in Research

The use of animals in scientific research or teaching is subject to University guidelines and the following regulations and requirements. Permit to handle animals or conduct research involving animals from the Authority for Biological and Pre-Clinical Models.

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