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Institutional Review Board

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) of CKS Theja Institute of Dental Science Research operates to ensure the protection of the rights and welfare of human participants in biomedical, experimental and behavioral research conducted at CKS Theja Institute of Dental Science Research.

The board also has the responsibilty to critically evaluate and discuss the merits, demerits, feasibilty, need and possible implications on the subjects and forwards to the IEC for ethical clearance.

  • Reviews all types of research proposals involving human participants with a view to safeguard the dignity, rights, safety and well-being of all actual and potential research participants before approving the research proposals.
  • Protocol review, selection of participants, voluntary participation of potential participants, informed consent process, risk benefit ratio, distribution of burden and benefit, maintenance of privacy and confidentiality and provisions for appropriate compensations.
  • Periodic review until the completion of the study through appropriate well documented procedures.