About Research Ethics on Living Creatures
The University Of Dammam is committed to provide the required environment for conducting the biological research on human and living creatures safely and effective manner and to ensure the participants rights and prevent exposure to the lowest risk and harm. Deanship of Scientific Research (DSR) reviews and funds the biomedical, behavioral and operational clinical research. In reviewing the research proposals/applications, DSR complies with The Kingdom’s regulations governing the protection of human research participants in research and when applicable, guidelines such as the CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects and the Helsinki Declaration. We provide our input on the design of these studies, including the handling of regulatory matters.