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Funding the trial

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials

Published in print September 1986 | ISBN: 9780195035681
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864478 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0021

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Funding the trial

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An essential step in the execution of a trial is the acquisition of funding to carry it out. The approach taken is influenced by whether the investigator or sponsor is responsible for initiating the trial. This chapter details the nature of funding vehicles for clinical trials, with emphasis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants and contracts.

Keywords: clinical trials; funding; National Institutes of Health; grants; contracts

Chapter.  8098 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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