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Regulatory, Ethics, Knowledge and Support

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The mission and goals of the Regulatory Ethics Knowledge and Support (REKS) component of GHUCCTS are to:

  • Advance the application of ethical principles to the design and implementation of translational research;
  • Promote and support ethical and compliant research through personal and electronic support systems
  • Encourage and assist institutional collaborations;
  • Promote the protection of human and animal subjects; and
  • Facilitate translational research.

The REKS component emphasizes promoting and preserving the integrity of the research, the researcher and the research enterprise, preserving the trust between the public and the research enterprise, and the public trust in the fruits of the research process.