Office of Animal Research

The Office of Animal Research (OAR) supports the highest standards of humane care and use of laboratory animals for research and teaching purposes and assures compliance with university and federal guidelines.

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The George Washington University (GW) Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) investigates all concerns regarding the care and treatment of animals used in research or teaching at the university. To report a concern anonymously, contact GW’s Compliance Help & Referral Line at 1-888-508-5275.

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