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The purpose of the NIH Clinical Research Toolbox is to provide a Web-based information repository for investigators and staff involved in clinical research.
Investigators who need to translate a research protocol into lay language for informed consent documents and/or IRB submission may benefit from the University of Michigan’s "Simplification Guide to Medical Terms."
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. Investigators can learn more about national clinical studies, including relevant history, policies, and laws.
Investigators often request language to describe the CCTS and/or a specific service or resource for inclusion in a grant application. The CCTS Overview and Service Core Description provides the necessary information for most applications.
The Request for Use of University Hospitals and Clinic Services form is required for investigators who wish to use hospital or clinic technical services as part of a clinical trial.
Bioethics Resources on the Web provides a compilation of web links to information of potential use and interest to diverse audiences—biomedical and behavioral researchers, health care professionals, research participants, patients and patient advocates, students and faculty in different disciplines, and the general public.
Clinical Research Boot Camp is an intensive 3-day training program tailored to meet the specific needs of clinical research personnel and teach them to carry out successful clinical research studies.
ORS assists faculty and staff in proposal development, review and endorsement of proposals, submission of electronic proposals, negotiation and execution of contracts, reporting, receipt and processing of the Notice of Awards (NOA), interpretation of sponsor guidelines, and ensuring compliance with both agency and University policies.