Institutional Review

• UP Manila Research Ethics Board (REB) – For all research protocols with human participants and / or will be conducted in the Philippine General Hospital click to link: , website:

• UP Manila Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) – For all protocols involving live vertebrae animals such as fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals (including egg/embryo assay), and mammals, and domesticated or wild animals click to link:

• UP Manila Institutional Biosafety and Biosecurity Committee (IBBC) : For all protocols that will use (a) human or animal blood, body fluids or tissues and other potentially infectious materials, (b) transgenic animals or plants, (c) rDNA and other Genomic Editing Technologies (CRISPR Cas9), (d) biological agent in Risk Group 2, 3, or 4, (e) toxins (of biological origins), (f) vectors click to link: