Research Presentation: Role and Responsibilities of the Lead Site in a Multi-Center Study

Multi-site research is a topic of growing interest among clinical research professionals. More and more institutions are considering it as a way to pool patient accruals in order to conduct innovative trials. This session will identify the roles, responsibilities, and strategies of the sponsoring investigator and the lead site in conducting a multi–center study.

When Oct 11, 2013
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Where Sanofi-Aventis Conference Room, NC Cancer Hospital
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-966-0568
Attendees Target Audience - research professional
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While the benefits are numerous (larger patient database to draw from, a reliable study team base, unified processes, and much more), there are also challenges and associated risks.

This session will identify the roles, responsibilities, and strategies of the sponsoring investigator and the lead site in conducting a multi–center study.

The main objectives of the presentation are:

  • Define the term 'Investigator Initiated Trial'
  • Describe an organizational framework of a multi - center investigator initiated study
  • Outline the functional responsibilities of a lead site
  • Explain how Good Clinical Practice and Good Business Practice are similar

The session will be presented by Joy Ostroff, RN,BSN,OCN, Administrative Director for Clinical Research for the UNC Cancer Network and will be sponsored by (NCRP) North Carolina Research Professionals.

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