The goal of the Vanderbilt Coordinating Center “Local Site” is to assist both new and experienced investigators with the reviewing, preparation, and conduction of Clinical Trials. Experienced, certified clinical research coordinators are available, both on and off site, to provide complete study coordination on a range of services, including: study feasibility, logistical considerations, IRB preparation and submission, study start-up, regulatory compliance, participant recruitment, data management, budgetary review and negotiation as well as financial management.
The Vanderbilt Coordinating Center is staffed by qualified, experienced, and certified clinical research coordinators who are well versed in the application of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) to their day to day activities. These multi-disciplinary, registered nurse and non-nurse coordinators, known collectively as the Study Coordinators, provide both on and off-site services to investigators. Through their unique outreach model, they are able to offer study coordination at multiple sites for multiple investigators simultaneously. While they are able to provide complete study coordination to an investigator, they can also be called upon to provide any one of a range of services including, but not limited to:
The Vanderbilt Coordinating Center offers space dedicated to research, providing an ideal environment to conduct studies safely and efficiently according to Good Clinical Practices (GCP). Our facilities include: