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Clinical Trials Shared Resource Research Teams

To facilitate efficient scientifically meritorious clinical research, physician investigators and research support staff are divided into disease-specific and modality-specific teams. Each Clinical Research Team is comprised of a physician and nurse team leader, physicians from appropriate medical and surgical specialties, research nurses, data managers and appropriate support personnel. Physician leaders are chosen by the CTSR Steering Committee. Each research team is responsible for:

  1. protocol review and program development;
  2. protocol processing through the IRB and Scientific Review Committee (SRC);
  3. identification, consent and registration of eligible patients;
  4. data acquisition, data management and quality control; and
  5. provision of protocol information to participating VICC investigators.

Current Clinical Research Teams are:

  • Bone Marrow Transplant/ Hematology
  • Breast
  • Cooperative Group
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Gynecologic
  • Head & Neck
  • Melanoma
  • Neuro-Onology
  • Pediatrics
  • Phase I
  • Radiation
  • Sarcoma
  • Supportive Care
  • Thoracic
  • Urology