Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Policies of Institutional Review Board (IRB)

An institutional review board (IRB) is a committee that has been formally designated to approve, monitor, and review all type of research including biomedical and behavioral research, on human and animal, conducted by researchers of the University.

 

Objectives of the Institutional Review Board (IRB):

 

* To ensure research using scientifically sound research proposals.

* To abide with accepted international guideline on research e.g Helsinki Guideline and similar.

* To ensure rights, dignity and welfare of the participants involved in the research.

 

Functions of IRB:

 

  • It will ensure highest standard of research using scientifically sound research project. For this, IRB will develop its own guideline for the development of scientifically sound research project or may identify reputed guidelines, available online, that may be followed by the University.
  • IRB may also monitor the progress of the research and may introduce periodic audit to ensure implementation of the project.
  • Special care will be taken while using any new drug or procedure as intervention to ensure safety of the participants. For this separate guideline will be developed or may use accepted online guideline.
  • IRB will consider the ethical issues of all the research projects as per internationally accepted guideline; it may also develop its own guideline as per local need, other national guideline as well as international guideline.
  • There will be separate guideline for collaboration between different institute or body, inside or outside the country.
  • Shall develop guideline for preservation and further use of biological sample inside or outside the country.
  • Shall develop different guideline for research involving stem cell and on gene study.

 

Composition rules:

 

The IRB must have at least eleven members:

  • The members must have enough experience, expertise, and diversity to make an informed decision on research.
  • The IRB should include both men and women, as long as they aren’t chosen specifically for their gender.
  • All members of the IRB must not be of the same profession.
  • One reputed scientist and one theologist, outside the university, will also be the member of the committee.
  • One Pro-Vice-Chancellor, three professors, two associate professors and two assistant professors from different faculties of BSMMU and one professor from affiliated institutes, may be included in IRB as a member.
  • The membership will be for a period of 3 years. An individual may continue for not more than two terms consecutively.

The IRB may co-opt one or more member for a particular meeting, they will be expert on the topic to be covered on the session and IRB felt necessary to supplement.

 

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Committee:

 

SI. No. Name Address Designation
1 Professor AKM Mosharraf Hossain
Pro-vice Chancellor (Academic)
Chairman
2 Professor Syed Shariful Islam
Chairman, Department of Public Health and Informatics
Member
3 Professor Dr. Kawsar Sardar
Head, Department of Anesthasiology, BIRDEM, Dhaka
Member
4 Professor Dr. Muhammad Abdur Rashid
Department of Islamic Studies, Dhaka University
Member
5 Professor Dr. Khondker Manzare Shamim
Chairman, Department of Anatomy
Member
6 Professor Dr. Md. Mozammel Hoque
Department of Biochemistry
Member
7 Professor Dr. A.K.M. Akhtaruzzaman
Chairman, Department of Anesthasiology
Member
8

Professor Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam

Chairman, Department of Rheumatology

Member
9

Professor  Dr. Ranjit Ranjan Roy

Chairman, Department of Paediatric Nephrology

Member
10

Prof. Dr. Harisul Hoque

Department of Cardiology

Member
11 Professor Dr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad
Department of Internal Medicine
Member
12 Professor Dr. M A Shakoor
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Member
13 Professor Dr. Sultana Ferdousi
Chairman, Department of Physiology
Member
14 Professor Dr. Muhammad Nazrul Islam
Department of Nephrology
Member
15

Prof. Dr. Suraiya Begum

Department of Paediatrics

Member
16

Prof. Dr. Zafar Khaled

Department of Ophthalmology 

Member
17

Prof. Dr. Jannatul Ferdous

Department of Gynaecological Oncology

Member
18

Prof. Dr. M A Hasanat

Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism

Member
19

Prof. Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Dey

Department of Neonatology

Member
20

Prof. Dr.  Nuzhat Choudhury

Department of Ophthalmology

Member
21

Prof. Dr. Debatosh Paul

Department of Laboratory Medicine

Member
22

Dr. Dipal Krishna Adhikary

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology

Member
23

Dr. Shamim Ahmed

Associate Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine

Member
24

Dr. Lubna Khondker

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology

Member
25

Dr. Mohammed Saiful Islam Bhuiyan

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology

Member
26

Dr. Md. Amzad Hossain

Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics

Member
27

Dr. Subrata Kumar Biswas

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Member
28

Dr. Md. Showkat Kabir

Associate Professor, Department of Community Ophthalmology

Member
29

Dr. Rajashish Chakrabortty

Associate Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine

Member
30

Dr. Md. Ahsan Habib

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

Member
31

Dr. Md. Shahidullah

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

Member
32

Dr. Fariha Haseen

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health & Informatics

Member
33

Dr. Shahjada Selim

Associate Professor, Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism

Member
34

Dr. Moshiur Rahman Khasru

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Member
35

Dr. Sadia Sharmin

Associate Professor, Department of Oncology

Member
36

Dr. Sheikh Mohammad Noor-E-Alam

Associate Professor, Department of Hepatology

Member
37

Dr. Mohammad Tanvir Islam

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Member
38

Dr. Samprity Islam

Assistant Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine

Member
39

Dr. Md. Rasul Amin

Deputy Registrar and Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology

Member Secretary

 

 

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