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The ARC recently approved the following new Policies:

Audio and Video Recording of Institutionally Owned Animals
This Policy is intended to clarify under what circumstances filming, photography, and audio recording of animals involved in research is allowed in UCLA facilities. It also describes the permissible uses of such recordings.

Reporting Adverse Events
This Policy describes the process and expectation for timely reporting and evaluation of adverse events involving animal subjects.

In addition, the ARC has approved largely administrative updates to the following Policies:

Animal Use in Human Clinical Facilities
Assigning Correction Deadlines
Use of Fertilized Non-Mammalian Embryos

We encourage you to review these Policies with your research team. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 310-206-6308 or if you have any questions.