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Conducting Clinical Research

Regulatory Support

We provide clinical regulatory assistance, guidance and education to investigators and study coordinators. We help ensure adherence with national regulatory and institutional requirements. We support clinical and translational...


We collaborate with and provide consultations for investigators in biomedical research. We work with investigators to efficiently identify unmet statistical design and methodological needs, and develop new design and analysis...

Clinical Research Ethics

We provide confidential ethics consultation on research design and ongoing research projects. We help with background research and policy advice on best practices in research ethics. We assist with research ethics issues...

Research Recruitment and Retention

We help researchers and teams meet their accrual goals in a timely and cost-effective manner, launch feasible, participant-centered studies, and consider the recruitment and retention of participants during every stage of the...

Comparative Effectiveness Research

We facilitate research to improve clinical treatment decisions and public health for diverse populations. We educate clinician-scientists in a range of CER methods. Comparative effectiveness research (CER) is designed to improve...

Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB)

We offer protocol monitoring services to UNC Investigators in need of an additional layer of oversight. The NC TraCS Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) was established to address the needs of local, investigator initiated...

Study Management / Coordination (RCMU)

We support UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care System investigators in conducting high quality clinical and translational research — ensuring regulatory compliance, procedural efficiency, and data collection best practices. We...

Multicenter trial assistance

We provide assistance to investigators in developing and implementing multi-center clinical research studies. The Trial Innovation Network (TIN)* is a collaborative initiative within the CTSA program composed of three key...

Research Registry Toolkit

The Research Registry Toolkit is designed to support teams creating and managing research registries at UNC-Chapel Hill and beyond. The Toolkit includes registry-relevant content about recruitment and engagement, data, and...
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CitE and SUBMit CTSA Grant number - UL1TR002489

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