Clinical Trial Sponsors
Clinical trials are sponsored or funded by a variety of organizations or individuals. They can be sponsored by doctors, medical institutions, foundations, voluntary groups, pharmaceutical companies, or federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, or NIH.
The following is a partial list of clinical trial sponsors with whom Century Clinical Research has worked.
Clinical Research Organizations
A Contract Research Organization, also called a Clinical Research Organization, (CRO) is a service organization that provides support to the pharmaceutical/biotech industry. CROs offer clients a wide range of outsourced pharmaceutical research services to aid in the drug and medical device research and development process. They assume one or more obligations of a clinical trial sponsor, e.g., design of a protocol, selection or monitoring of investigations, evaluation of reports, and preparation of materials to be submitted to the Food and Drug Administration.
The following is a partial list of contract research organizations with whom Century Clinical Research has worked.
Institutional Review Boards
CCRI has access to local hospital IRBs’ for inpatient studies and have used the following Central Institutional Review Boards (IRB’s) for outpatient studies: SAIRB, WIRB, NEIRB, Quorum, Copernicus, Coast and Chesapeake .