Budget Development Support

Provides consultations and guidance on preparation of study budgets for investigator-initiated studies

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CHLA Clinical Research Support Office

A highly productive, cost-effective research service program that provides support across the lifecycle of a clinical research study

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Clinical Research Coordinators

Experienced fee-for-service clinical research coordinators for hire who provide study-related services

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Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) at USC

Provides a broad range of services to assist in the initiation and conduct of human services

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Digital & Traditional Tools for Recruitment Toolkit

This toolkit contains proven strategies and tips to help researchers develop a solid plan to recruit and retain study participants.

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New Study Navigation Tool

This tool will help you determine where to go to activate your clinical research study at USC, including contracting offices, review committees, and ancillary services.

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Research Match

Research Match is a useful tool that connects volunteers with studies (not just clinical trials).

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Research Navigation

Obtain assistance with any aspect of planning or conducting a human study

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Research Nurses

Research nurses balance standard of care and protocol-specific requirements in order to provide and ensure the highest level of care

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Scientific Protocol Review

All investigator-initiated clinical trials that have not undergone prior scientific review are routed to CRS to undergo scientific review as a part of the HSC IRB review process

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Specimen Processing

A one-stop unit for processing, storing, and shipping research samples collected from research patients

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Trial Innovation Network (TIN)

The TIN is a national network that focuses on operational innovation, operational excellence and collaboration and leverages the expertise and resources of the CTSA Program.

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