Medical Research Ethics Committee (MREC) Utrecht

Medical Research Ethics Committee (MREC) Utrecht

On this website you will find information about the submission of a research file to the MREC Utrecht, about the Medical Research Involving Human Subjects Act (WMO), and about related matters.

Note

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, amended procedures currently apply. 

Average review period of the MREC Utrecht in 2020:

  • Files for research with a medicinal product (n=46): 45 days (statutory maximum: 60 days)
  • Files for other types of research (n=72): 35 days (statutory maximum: 56 days)

Average period for fast-track review of COVID-19 files: 

  • Files for research with a medicinal product (n=8): 16 days 
  • Files for other types of research (n=15): 24 days 

The MREC Utrecht also reviews VHP files.