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Dr.Jeyasekharan Medical Trust has an Institutional Review Board. It has two committees.

I) Scientific Research Committee (Available only for proposals from Dr.Jeyasekharan Medical Trust):

Members list :

  1. Chairperson – Dr. Devaprasath Jeyasekharan, M.S.(Gen.Surg.), FAMS (Urology)
    Vice Chairpersons:
  2. Dr. Sabu Jeyasekharan, M.S. (Gen.Surg.)
  3. Ranjit Jeyasekharan, M.D. (Gen.Med.)
  4. Renu Devaprasath, DNB (Anaes.)
  5. Member Secretary – Dr. Gopal Subramoniam, DNB (Paediatrics)
  6. Bio-Statistician – Dr. Porchelvan, Sc.(Stat-Loyola), MBA., PGDCA., Ph.D(Medical Stat-ICMR)
  7. Dr. P. Balavidyasagar, M.S.(Gen.Surg)
  8. Scott Arockia Singh, M.S., D.N.B.(Gen.Surg)
  9. S. Nishal Perumal, MD (Anaes.)
  10. Alex Francisco Nicholas, M.D. (Anaes.)
  11. Ninoo George, M.D.(Gen.Med.), D.M.(Nephro.)
  12. Basic Sciences Faculty – S.J.Sushmita Ann, MD.(Pharmacology),

II) Institutional Ethics Committee

  • Name : Dr.Jeyasekharan Medical Trust Ethics Committee
  • Provisional Registration Number : EC/NEW/INST/2020/860
  • Provisionally registered with the National Ethics Committee Registry for Biomedical and Health Research (NECRBHR), Department of Health Research (DHR), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.
  • Validity : 15/01/2021 to 14/01/2023
  • Members of the Ethics Committee:
    • Chairperson – Dr.K.U.Suresh Balan,M.D.(Comm.Med.),DCH. – Non affiliated
    • Member Secretary – Dr.Renu Devaprasath, DNB.(Anaes.) – Affiliated
    • Basic Medical Scientist – S.J.Sushmita Ann, MD.(Pharmacology)– Non affiliated
    • Clinician – Ninoo George,M.D.(Int.Med),D.M.(Nephro) – Affiliated
    • Social Scientist – Rev.Onacimus Sahayam– Non affiliated
    • Legal Expert – Shahila Pravin– Non affiliated
    • Lay Person – Mrs.Sabine Natarajan & Anitha Natarajan – Non affiliated
  • Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
  • Applicants seeking approval / clearance from the Institutional Ethics Committee need to submit their request atleast two weeks prior to the meeting.
  • The checklist of the documents to be submitted to the Research Office while submitting the proposal are as follows:
    • Request letter for the approval (by the Ethics Committee of JMT) signed by Principal Investigator (or Candidate + Guide) – endorsed by Head of Institution (if proposal is from outside Dr.Jeyasekharan Medical Trust).
    • Document showing clearance from the Scientific Research Committee of the parent Institution.
    • CV of the Principal Investigator (or Candidate + Guide)
    • Hard & soft copy of Protocol. Protocol to include all mandatory documents.
    • Title of the Proposal
    • Name of Investigator / Guide / Co-Guide / Sponsor etc.
    • Qualification of the above
    • Introduction
    • Review of Literature
    • Aims & Objective
    • Materials and methods
    • Participant proforma for the study
    • Conflict of Interest
  • Power Point Presentation to convey the essence of the Research Proposal to the members of the Committees (Maximum 12 slides with 5 – 6 lines each only).
  • Patient Information brochure in English & Local Language – This should be in layman language.
  • Informed Consent document in English & Local Language.
  • Anticipated benefit of doing this research for the community.
  • Name of journal in which this research is likely to be published.
    • No fee is charged for Acadmic Proposals.
    • Non academic proposals – fees as appropriate.