University of Southern California


Investigator Resources for Clinical Trials

USC helps investigators initiate and manage clinical trials through services offered by the Clinical Trials Office, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Norris Clinical Investigations Support Office and other offices.

Contact us:
Phone: (323) 442-7218
Address at Soto II:
2011 N. Soto Street
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Guide to Clinical Research at USC 2/14

Interactive Contact Tool for Investigators

CTO Contact Tool (January 2014) NEW6

Clinical Trials Office Contacts

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Personnel Contact List
CTO Contacts & Assigned Department (January 2014 NEW6

Clinical Trials Office- Processes, Resources and References

CTO Scope of Service
True 2 Static Training Slides
USC Clinical Trials Office by Soheil Jadali
Confidentiality Agreement (CDA) Process Lifecycle
Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) Process Lifecycle
Medical Coverage Analysis (MCA) for Clinical Trials Funded by Non-Industry Sponsors
Master Agreements NEW6 Registration NEW6

Offices that Support Clinical Research

Norris Cancer Center
Norris Clinical Investigations Support Office
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
Keck Medical Center Clinical Trials
Office of Compliance
USC Regulatory Science Program

Forms and Templates for Clinical Trials

PI Pre-negotiation Interview Form
Transferring an Unobligated Balance for Residual Accounts
Research Policies (biorepositories, stem cell research, intellectual property, etc.)
Frequently Asked Questions on Billing Costs of Clinical Trials

Training Materials

Guide to Clinical Research at USC 2/14
Obligations to Protect Confidential Information
Conflict of Interest Management
Human Subjects, Good Clinical Practice, and HIPAA
Research Coordinator Bulletin
Norris Cancer Center Investigator Resources
Principles and Practices of Clinical Research (on-line NIH course)

Software to Support Clinical Trials

Iris Connect: Real-time clinical trial financial information
TRUE: Clinical trial participant registry and study forms
TRUE 2.0: Electronic gateway for the submission, review, approval and tracking of clinical trials and related budgets for research at USC.

External Resources for Clinical Research

Association of Clinical Research Professionals
Society of Clinical Research Associates
MAGI (Model Agreements and Guidelines International)
FDA Good Clinical Practice/Clinical Trials Guidance