It is the policy of New York University (NYU, “the University”) that all clinical trials shall be performed in accordance with generally accepted standards of good clinical practice, in compliance with the protocol and with all applicable local, state and Federal laws and regulations governing the performance of clinical investigations.
The purpose of this policy is to set forth the financial management requirements for Clinical Trials in accordance with Federal and sponsor requirements.
This policy is applicable to all schools, departments, units and personnel of the University involved in administering sponsored awards.
Effective Date Supersedes 09/01/2013 Issuing Authority Sponsored Programs Administration Responsible Officer Assistant Vice President for Post-Award Administration
A form of clinical research that involves researcher(s) who directly observe a person or people, and/or who collect data to answer a scientific or medical question about the safety or potential benefit of an intervention such as a medication, device or behavioral change.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
A committee that provides oversight for use of animals in research. Institutions that use animals for Federally funded laboratory research must have an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). At NYU, this is known as the University Animal Welfare Committee (UAWC). The UAWC reviews research protocols and conducts evaluations of the institution’s animal care and use, which includes the results of inspections of facilities as required by law.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
A committee that has been formally designated to approve, monitor, and review research involving human subjects. Also, known at NYU as the University Committee on Activities Involving Human Subjects (UCAIHS).