The Health Research Council's Gene Technology Advisory Committee (GTAC) undertakes scientific assessment of clinical trials that involve the introduction of nucleic acids, genetically manipulated micro-organisms, or viruses or cells into human subjects.
The Public Health Research Committee is a statutory HRC committee set out in the HRC Act, with members appointed by the HRC Council. The committee advises on public health research funding that's offered through a range of HRC grant types.
The CDA Peer Review Manual is specifically for Career Development Award applicants and reviewers. It describes each stage of the review process, the roles of referees, science assessing committees and the HRC Secretariat. For the latest CDA Peer Review Manual pertaining to a specific round, head to the relevant funding page on HRC Gateway.
The Pacific Health Research Committee provides advice to Council on matters of importance to Pacific health research, particularly on areas of priority for investment, and where there are gaps in knowledge, capacity and capability.