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The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) seek to promote human research for the advancement of healthcare while ensuring the highest level of research participant safety and facilitating the highest quality research by:

  • Realizing the best research standards through adherence to University and government research policies and regulations
  • Supporting investigators and research teams through process improvement, innovative technologies, and education and training initiatives
  • Propagating best operational practices to maximize the efficiencies of research activities
  • Collaborating with University organizations involved with human research

The Office of Clinical Trial Contracting Unit website page will be coming soon!

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The Clinical Trials Contracting Unit in the Office of Clinical Research is staffed with contract professionals, responsible for negotiating and concluding corporate-sponsored clinical trial (i.e., requiring informed consent) and related enabling agreements. Negotiators work collaboratively with key sponsor and internal stakeholders, including departmental business administrators responsible for negotiating the budget and payment schedule portion of the agreement.



For Clinical Trial Contracting questions only conatact:
Michelle R. Buono
Administrative Assistant
Clinical Trial Contracting Unit
Office of Clinical Research
Perelman School of Medicine
322 Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6061
Phone (215) 746-8913