Clinical Trials at USC
USC’s Clinical Trials Office (CTO) serves patients, researchers and sponsors by expediting clinical trials for novel and promising therapies. The CTO supports budgeting, contracting and sponsor relations for clinical trials, cooperating with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Keck Medical Center of USC and LA County/USC Hospital to expand USC’s achievements as an internationally renowned center for innovative patient care.
The Clinical Trials Office:
- Performs Medicare Coverage Analysis (MCA) for both industry and non-industry sponsored clinical trials
- Develops and negotiates industry-sponsored clinical trial budgets
- Negotiates and executes confidentiality agreements associated with industry sponsored clinical trials
- Negotiates and executes industry sponsored clinical trial contracts