Partially funded through Harvard Catalyst, the Clinical Research Coordinator Core is available to support and collaborate with investigators and their research teams in all phases of clinical research, providing services that include assisting with the organization, implementation and completion of clinical research studies.
Study Start Up
Preparation and submission of Institutional Review Board materials such
Informed Consent forms
Subject recruitment materials
Submission of Harvard Catalyst Human Research Center application
Coordination of site initiation visits
Regulatory binder creation and organization
Development of data collection forms/source documents
Research participant recruitment and screening
Assistance with determining study eligibility
Assistance with the informed consent process
Scheduling research procedures
Facilitating research visits and assistance with data collection at
Sample processing & coordinating shipment of research specimens
Preparation and submission of amendments, renewals, and other study
Facilitating study monitoring visits
Completion of Case Report Forms (CRFs)/eCRFs
Coordination of study closeout visits
Verifying that studies meet IRB standards for study closure
Preparing and submitting IRB and other committee closure notification
Performing data resolution for data analysis
Facilitating research file and data storage
The Clinical Research Coordinator Core is a fee for service core facility.
The CRC Core manager and the investigator will meet at the start of the
study to determine the approximate time needed for a given project. Fees
vary based on whether the project is investigator-initiated or
industry-initiated. Limited pro bono support is available for junior
investigators conducting investigator-initiated studies and for
investigators who have received a Harvard Catalyst pilot grant.
Location and Hours of Operation
The Clinical Research Coordinator Core is located in the Clinical Research
Center (East Campus/Gryzmish 8). Core staff are available Monday through
Friday, during regular business hours. Extended and weekend hours may be
available upon request.
Please contact us for more information or complete the core intake form.
Clinical Research Coordinator Core Intake Form
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