Clinical Trial Sponsor Responsibilities

Benefits of the Cardiovascular Strategic Site Network

Site Capabilities

  • -20°C Freezer
  • IVUS
  • QCA
  • Central IRB
  • 1-2 Full-time CRC's
  • 1 monitoring location
  • Electronic medical records
  • One regulatory package sent to Sarah Cannon Research Institute
  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute centrally completes all regulatory documents
  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute manages all central IRB submissions, all of our sites use central IRBs
  • SCRI negotiates the CTA on behalf of the site
  • All CTAs are 3-party agreements between the site, Sarah Cannon Research Institute and the Sponsor/CRO
  • All payments are made directly to SCRI who then pays each of the sites
  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute conducts quarterly on-site audits of all strategic sites
  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute provides dedicated, full-time marketing and patient recruitment professionals
  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute provides clinical oversight for strategic sites via physician leadership and dedicated clinical operations staff

Centralized Study Start Up

  • One regulatory package sent to Sarah Cannon Research Institute
  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute centrally completes all regulatory documents
  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute manages all central IRB submissions, all of our sites use central IRBs

Centralized Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs)

  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute negotiates the CTA on behalf of the site
  • All CTAs are 3-party agreements between the site, Sarah Cannon Research Institute and the Sponsor/CRO
  • All payments are made directly to Sarah Cannon Research Institute who then pays each of the sites

QA Oversight

  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute conducts quarterly on-site audits of all strategic sites

Marketing and Patient Recruitment

  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute provides dedicated, full-time marketing and patient recruitment professionals

Clinical Oversight

  • Sarah Cannon Research Institute provides clinical oversight for strategic sites via physician leadership and dedicated clinical operations staff

Scientific and Investigator-Initiated Resources

  • SCRI Research Consortium provides Sponsor support to Sarah Cannon Research Institute research Investigators for creation and implementation of clinical trials