Lebanese Ministry of Public Health
The university obtained an official authorization from the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health registering the LAU Institutional Review Board as per the Minister Decision No.141 dated 27/1/2016 under LAU IRB Authorization reference 2016/3708
To directly access information about the Laws pertaining to Clinical Trials and Authorization of IRBs, please visit the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health Website at https://www.moph.gov.lb/en/Pages/3/4760/clinical-trial-regulations
U.S Office of Human Research Protection
The university obtained a Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) as an International institution under the US Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) which signifies that the university is in compliance with federal regulations for the protection of human subjects in research (45CFR46.103) for federally funded research. Furthermore, the university has registered its IRB, Institutional Review Board, with the US Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP).
- FWA Registration under reference FWA00014723
- IRB Registration under reference IRB00006954 Lebanese American U IRB #1