MICHR Clinical Trials Office (MCTO)

The MICHR Clinical Trials Office (MCTO) supports faculty with the pre-award phase of industry-sponsored clinical trials. Staffed with an experienced multidisciplinary team, the MCTO assists clinical research teams through the legal, financial, and regulatory phases of study start-up. Specifically, in close partnership with the study team, the MCTO will: 

  • Complete and track the confidentiality agreement (CDA) 
  • Complete the clinical trial routing form (CTRF)/ Proposal approval form (PAF) 
  • Create budgets and billing calendars 
  • Negotiate budget and consent language with sponsor Complete initial IRB review process including creating consent/assent forms and working with both local and central IRBs 
  • Facilitate approval of contract
The MCTO supports pre-award of industry-sponsored clinical trials. Our experienced multidisciplinary team assists with the legal, financial, and regulatory phases of study start-up. Study teams are eligible to use these services at no cost; fees are negotiated with the sponsor.

A price list is available here.


Kate Huffman, RN, BSN, CCRA

Administrative Program Director, Clinical Research Management (CRM)

Email: huffmank@med.umich.edu

Phone: 734.998.6059

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