Medical Research Ethics Committee (MREC)

The Committee was established on 25/02/2003.


  • NRC is one of the few research bodies in Egypt which since 2003 has a well-structured system for medical research ethics by establishing the Medical REC of the NRC which meets regularly, once per month, reviews over 130 medical research proposals/year.
  • NRC has an office and a library for medical research ethics.

Aim of the Committee:

  1. Reviewing the medical research studies in NRC  aiming to protect participants in these studies.
  2. Helping the researchers in NRC to conduct good research with all the ethical requirements.
  3. Assisting education and awareness of ethics between researchers in the NRC by organizing conferences, workshops and training courses.
  4. Cooperation with different Ethics committees in different Universities and Research Centers in Egypt and Arab Countries for exchanging experience.

Contact us:
Telephone: (+202) 33371362/433/615/933/449


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