NTU-IRB was established to meet international standards and expectations in order to protect human subjects involved in research projects as well as to support researchers and protect the standing of the institution. NTU-IRB will conduct ethical reviews on all research proposals involving human research participants or human biological materials.
Singapore has enacted the Human Biomedical Research Act (HBRA) to regulate human biomedical research and the handling of human tissues for use in research. This will come into effect on 1 Nov 2017. NTU as a research institution is fully compliant with the act. For more information on MOH Guidelines on HBRA - please click
NEW: With effect from 15 September 2017, NTU-IRB has implemented revised forms and review process in line with HBRA requirements. Refer to more details here.