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Supporting you through your studies and trials

Resources available to help you activate or develop a study or clinical trial.

We’ve compiled available services and support for study activation and development. This includes a range of planning, documenting, and launching research studies.

This page compiles resources from across all UCLA Health IT units and additional services offered by UCLA Health and campus. This means some services may not be supported by our teams and we have linked to the owner's site where possible. However, if you have any questions, please submit a ticket and our teams will do their best effort to get your needs resolved. Click here to submit a ticket →



Our customizable web and mobile applications add efficiency and precision to your work—whether you wish to simplify a complex process or overcome a data-collection challenge.

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The Conflict of Interest Review Committee (CIRC) is a faculty peer review panel responsible for reviewing personal financial interests disclosed by UCLA researchers, making determinations about whether those financial interests constitute conflicts of interest, and making recommendations about how those conflicts of interest can be eliminated, reduced, or managed.

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DocuSign is an online system that makes it easy and efficient to collect electronic signatures. It is often used to streamline obtaining signatures on research documents such as protocol signature pages, grant administration documents, informed (electronic) consents and FDA forms.

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The Office of the Human Research Protection Program (OHRPP), which is a Division within the Office of Research Administration, provides the campus and the five UCLA Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) with professional guidance and administrative support.

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The UCLA Office of Contract and Grant Administration assists the campus research community in reviewing, approving and submitting proposal applications and negotiating and executing contracts and grants from government and non-profit sponsors.

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CareConnect, UCLA Health's Electronic Health Record platform, helps recruit research subjects via direct-to-patient messages and provider alerts. The Embedded Clinical Research and Innovation (ECRI) unit assists investigators in finding optimal pathways based on study characteristics. Complete the ECRI Recruitment Consultation Form to get started.

Complete the ECRI Recruitment Consultation Form

Explore support from the technology development office which helps with patents, offers materials transfer agreements and entrepreneurial research.

Learn more about Technology Development Support