Navigation Links
Clinical Trials Offices Changing Academic Health Center Research Infrastructure
Date:8/27/2009

Strategic Examination and Consolidation of Services Recommended by the AAHC

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Little uniformity exists in the structure or functions of clinical trials offices, and models are needed for the future, according to Clinical Trials Offices: What's New in Research Administration?, a new report from the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC). Emerging centralized clinical trial offices (CTOs) are among the newest developments within the research administration infrastructure of academic health centers -- where leaders are focused on optimizing resources and developing strategies to sustain and transform the nation's research enterprise. The report notes that a trend towards consolidation or centralization in the administration of clinical trial functions has been ongoing for several years -- but is far from accomplished.

Report authors, Elaine Rubin, AAHC vice president for policy and program, and Danielle Lazar, AAHC program associate, profiled eight academic health centers, addressing the development, organization, structure, and activities of the clinical trials office (CTO). Operating budgets of profiled CTOs ranged from $400 thousand to over $4 million with compliance responsibilities that ranged from contracting and cost analysis to education and training.

The report not only provides important insights on the strategies and initiatives to create systems for the future but also institutional cultural change and the challenges that academic health center leaders face to ensure the research enterprise evolves to address new scientific developments, translational research, and interdisciplinary, multisite research.

Study findings reveal that many institutions are still st
'/>"/>

SOURCE Association of Academic Health Centers
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
2. EpiCept Reports Expansion of Clinical Development For Licensed Cancer Compound
3. Romark Initiates Clinical Trial of Alinia(R) for Chronic Hepatitis C in the United States
4. The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) and Proteolix Initiate Phase 2 Clinical Trial Investigating Carfilzomib for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
5. PNH Patients Treated with Soliris(TM) Experienced Dramatic Reduction in Blood Clots During Clinical Trials
6. Clinical Data Acquires Epidauros Biotechnologie AG, Significantly Enhancing Proprietary Genetic Biomarker Portfolio
7. ExonHit Therapeutics: Allergan and ExonHits First Collaboration Compound to Begin Human Clinical Trials
8. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Announces Reorganization to Focus Resources and Build Value in Clinical-Stage Programs
9. Lorus Advances Clinical Development of GTI-2040 Combined with Ara-C in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
10. YM BioSciences USA cleared by US FDA to initiate Phase II clinical trial of nimotuzumab in children with inoperable, recurrent brain cancer
11. New Study Findings Confirm CLEXANE(R)/LOVENOX(R) Long-Term Clinical Benefit in Patients Suffering From Acute Coronary Syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 Research ... "Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017" ... cells are undifferentiated biological cells that can differentiate into ... more stem cells. Stem cell therapy can be applied ... hematological system disease), nervous system diseases, damage or lesion ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 Leatherwood Plastics has selected ... to stay competitive in the semiconductor, clean room ... ultimately impact product quality and productivity, according to ... Established in 1980 in Lewisville, TX, Leatherwood ... have left the business. Much of Leatherwood’s equipment ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY ) today ... underwritten offerings of 10,000,000 shares of its Common Stock ... share, for expected gross proceeds of $20 million and ... at a price to the public of $2,000.00 per ... share of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock is non-voting ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... SeqLL Inc., the owner of ... today the closing of a $1M Series-A funding ... Diagnostic Technologies, will increase the power of tSMS™ ... in March 2013 by Daniel Jones, a former ... BioSciences, SeqLL has continued to offer Helicos’ sequencing ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017 2Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017 3Leatherwood Plastics Selects Vycom’s Flametec PVC-C Material to Stay Competitive in Semiconductor and Lab Equipment Industries 2Oncothyreon Prices $40 Million Concurrent Public Offerings of Common Stock and Preferred Stock 2Oncothyreon Prices $40 Million Concurrent Public Offerings of Common Stock and Preferred Stock 3SeqLL Closes Series-A Funding Round for Expansion of Single Molecule Sequencing 2
... Dec. 21, 2011 Acumen Pharmaceuticals announces today ... (formerly Merck & Co., Inc.) of a 2003 ... Merck exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize ... Merck,s decision to discontinue this ...
... 21 , 2011  To help emerging and ... and commercial environment, PAREXEL International (NASDAQ: ... services provider, today announced that it is introducing ... and outsourcing leaders worldwide.  During these forums, PAREXEL ...
... Osteologix Holdings, PLC ("Osteologix" or the "Company") ... of record on December 19, 2011.  The payment date will ... to allow time for certain Irish Dividend WithholdingTax ("DWT") exemption ... to dividend payment. Shareholders who are not Irish ...
Cached Biology Technology:Acumen Pharmaceuticals Regains Worldwide Rights to Anti-ADDL Antibody Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Alzheimer's Disease From Merck 2PAREXEL Introduces Executive Briefing Series on Proven Practices to Assist Emerging and Mid-size Biopharma in Achieving Better Outcomes 2PAREXEL Introduces Executive Briefing Series on Proven Practices to Assist Emerging and Mid-size Biopharma in Achieving Better Outcomes 3PAREXEL Introduces Executive Briefing Series on Proven Practices to Assist Emerging and Mid-size Biopharma in Achieving Better Outcomes 4Osteologix Announces Dividend 2Osteologix Announces Dividend 3
(Date:9/19/2014)... SHELTON, Conn. , Sept. 19, 2014 Nxt-ID, Inc. ... a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, updates ... and world champion in the lightweight and light middleweight weight classes, ... Yesterday it was announced that Game of Thrones ... and Married with Children star Katey Sagal ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... regulate their symbiotic relationship with soil bacteria by ... plant structure from leaves into the roots to ... roots. This collaborative study was conducted by researchers ... Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), and the ... , Legumes, an important plant family which ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... State University researchers have developed a unique method to ... cleanup in rural areas. , The first microbe-powered, ... and quick way to clean up waste from large ... pollution. , Professor Haluk Beyenal and graduate student ... Architecture discuss the system in the online edition of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID's Vinny Paz Celebrity Ad Wocket Update: Katey Sagal and Ciaran Hinds Attached to His Upcoming Movie 2NXT-ID's Vinny Paz Celebrity Ad Wocket Update: Katey Sagal and Ciaran Hinds Attached to His Upcoming Movie 3For legume plants, a new route from shoot to root 2Researchers develop unique waste cleanup for rural areas 2
... pharmaceutical industry is struggling to deal with bacteria that ... is the similar struggle in agribusiness to deal with ... is widely used in farming practice. The herbicide, ... in Monsanto,s Roundup products and also in herbicides produced ...
... Mich. Sheng Yang He, plant biologist at Michigan ... most-innovative plant scientists as part of a $75 million ... Medical Institute and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation ... Laboratory, and 14 other researchers from around the country. ...
... HOUSTON (June 16, 2011) Researchers at The ... have been awarded nearly $1 million to investigate Adenovirus-36 ... The grant is being awarded by the Federal Emergency ... The study will examine the relationship of Ad-36 to ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists learn how horseweed shrugs off herbicide 2Scientists learn how horseweed shrugs off herbicide 3Scientists learn how horseweed shrugs off herbicide 4Scientists learn how horseweed shrugs off herbicide 5MSU plant scientist named one of the nation's most innovative researchers 2UTHealth awarded FEMA grant to explore novel obesity risk factor among firefighters 2UTHealth awarded FEMA grant to explore novel obesity risk factor among firefighters 3
...
Mouse monoclonal antibody to QPCT - glutaminyl-peptide cyclotransferase (glutaminyl cyclase)...
...
... number is a new product ... Cornings product number. If showing ... under the old Sigma-Aldrich number ... for assistance. ID clarifier: barcoded ...
Biology Products: