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Patient-Oriented Research

One of the driving factors of the TTUHSC Clinical Research Institute is promoting patient-orientated research. Our office is experienced in conducting Phase I through Phase IV pharmaceutical and device, industry-sponsored, as well as investigator-initiated research protocols. 

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Education and Training

Conducting research requires knowledge and understanding of the process and the federal regulations involved. The CRI offers a variety of educational programs at multiple experience levels. Some are formally approved courses and electives; others award certificates, however, most include practical application of learned skills. MORE

Services of the Clinical Research Institute

  • Study design: based on statistical considerations from the beginning
  • Data analysis: by a biostatistics/epidemiology group
  • IRB submissions: IRB submission preparation for human study approval
  • Study conduct for in-patient and out-patient projects: recruiting subjects, scheduling appointments, performing procedures (i.e., blood draws), BMD tests, EKGs, etc. and collecting data
  • Dissemination of results

Proposal Review Standards

  • Feasible: adequate subjects and expertise, affordable in terms of time, money and manageable in scope
  • Novel: confirms, refutes or extends previous findings
  • Ethical: acceptable and confidential treatment of subjects
  • Relevant: related to advancing scientific knowledge, clinical and health policy or future research 

CRI Annual Reporting of Manuscripts & Presentations

It is important for the Clinical Research Institute (CRI) to maintain an up-to-date list of

all the meeting presentations (oral or poster), abstracts published, and manuscripts (submitted or published) as a result of research you have done that involve the CRI for FY 19 (Sept 1, 2018-August 31, 2019).  We also need to know of any grant awards that were received based on research studies that involve the CRI.  Please ask your faculty to forward this information to the CRI @  If at all possible, provide a copy by Friday, September 13, 2019.

IRB - Deadline Date

  • September 16, 2019

Writing Center

CRI 2018 Annual Report

Library Services

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