Overview & Instructions

The Clinical Research Compliance and Education website is designed to assist you in finding startup, performance, and closeout information/resources for clinical research trials here at the University of Utah.

Within the website you will find budgeting tools, guidance concerning University of Utah policies surrounding clinical research trials, and links to regulatory, administrative, and financial offices.

When preparing for a clinical research trial, there are typically many tasks which must be performed before patient enrollment can begin:

  • Confidential Disclosure Agreement (if required by sponsor) must be reviewed and signed by the University of Utah Technology Transfer Office.

  • Principal Investigator (PI) must review protocol and determine interest in performing study.

  • PI and staff may meet with sponsors or conduct site visits.

  • PI and staff must develop and negotiate budget.

  • Office of Sponsored Projects must negotiate study agreement/contract

  • PI and staff must apply for and obtain IRB approval

  • Entire study into uTRAC

Throughout the length of the clinical research trial, you will likely have questions related to the ongoing financial and regulatory requirements surrounding clinical research trials. Please review the various sections of this website for guidance or refer to the contact information.