Eric Smith named director of OHSU Clinical Research Support Office

Eric Smith named director of OHSU Clinical Research Services Office

Eric Smith, M.S., M.B.A., has been named the director of the OHSU Clinical Research Services Office. The CRSO was launched on July 3, 2017, in order to bring clinical research support functions...

When and how to request an urgent IRB review

Submissions for IRB review are typically reviewed in the order in which they are received. However, there are situations that require more urgent attention.  Examples of these are: Subjects...

IRB fee changes go into effect Oct. 1

On October 1, 2017, OHSU Institutional Review Board fees will increase for industry-sponsored projects submitted through eIRB. Study teams should begin incorporating the fee structure in clinical...

New NIH Policy requires single IRB for multi-site research

On January 25, 2018, new rules take effect for NIH-funded multi-site research studies. Non-exempt human subjects research studies that are conducted at more than one U.S. site and use the same...

Clinical trials administration reorganized to speed processes

Shortening clinical trials contract turnaround by 20 percent—that is the goal of the new Clinical Research Services Office. Processes for study staff and investigators will be simplified over...

Jan. 1: New F&A rates for non-clinical, industry-sponsored research

OHSU’s Facilities and Administrative rate for industry-sponsored research agreements will increase by 3%, effective January 1, 2017. The new rate will not apply to industry-sponsored clinical...

New scientific review requirement for some clinical research studies

Concerns have been raised that some human subject scientific protocols that do not receive external peer review have limitations that slow their progress through the IRB.  As the IRB is charged with...

Export Controls 101 session, Oct. 11

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 11 to learn about resources and policies relevant to working with foreign nationals, traveling, collaborating and sharing materials internationally. Why participate?...

Get to know OHSU’s Research Administration, Oct. 13

Are you new or transferring into a research-related role? Do you need to connect with research administration services as part of your work? Research Administration Training and...

OHSU researchers: Changes coming to the PI Eligibility Policy

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has revised the eligibility requirements for who can serve as a principal investigator at OHSU. The new policy merges two separate policies: the...