Human Research Protections

Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight (ESCRO)

All WCMC investigators who intend to perform research involving human embryonic stem cells must submit notification to the Tri-Institutional ESCRO Committee. This requirement applies to all HESC research, regardless of the funding sources.

For more information on Tri-Institutional ESCRO, visit the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research website.

New Study Submissions

New studies requiring ESCRO oversight must complete the applicable forms below for each area of covered ESCRO research.  Please note that a single study may require the completion of more than one form.

Annual Progress Report Submissions

Annual reports are due for ESCRO review by the anniversary of ESCRO approval.  Reports are submitted to ESCRO using the form linked below.  Reports should be submitted to the ESCRO meeting scheduled on or before this date.  

Annual Progress Report Form

Amendment Submissions

Amendments are submitted using the Amendment Submission Form.

Weill Cornell Medicine Human Research Protections 575 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022 Phone: (646) 962-8200

Questions about ESCRO?

Contact the ESCRO office:

Sabrina Paula
ESCRO Administrator
Human Research Compliance Specialist

Lauren Blumberg
Assistant Director, Regulatory Compliance