The Saint Louis University IACUC provides oversight for compliance with all relevant laws and regulations so as to assist researchers, faculty, and students in the conduct of high quality research and teaching, thereby assuring the public of the humane care and use of vertebrate animals used for these endeavors.
Saint Louis University is a USDA-registered research facility that is regularly inspected and files all required documentation, including an annual report.
In addition, under the provisions of the Public Health Service Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, the University files required assurance documents to the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW). The Animal Care and Use Program at Saint Louis University is fully accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALACi).
It's SLU's policy that no employee shall be discriminated against or be subjected to any reprisal for reporting violations of any regulation or standard.
If you have concerns about potential violations of established procedures regarding the care and use of laboratory animals, call the anonymous compliance hotline at 877-525-5669.