COVID-19: Clinical Research

Return to Clinical Research

Read the following information from the Vice President for Research (VPR) regarding resuming clinical research.

 

Research ramp-up guidance:   https://research.virginia.edu/research-ramp-guidance

Human subject research specific guidance:  https://research.virginia.edu/sites/vpr/files/2020-05/ReturnToClinicalResearchJune2020.pdf

Collins Wing Clinical Research Unit

Operation status: Modified

Effective June 1, 2020: The CRU is only open to those studies that were not previously paused, and studies that are now starting or restarting that do not have a potential for health benefit and require minimal face to face contact with subjects (e.g., a study requiring only a single blood draw or a study being conducted of a short time frame (e.g. less than an hour.)

Fontaine Clinical Research Unit

Operation status: Modified

Effective June 1, 2020: The CRU is only open to those studies that were not previously paused, and studies that are now starting or restarting that do not have a potential for health benefit and require minimal face to face contact with subjects (e.g., a study requiring only a single blood draw or a study being conducted of a short time frame (e.g. less than an hour.)

Study monitoring visits

Until further notice, study monitors should not travel to UVA to conduct monitoring visits.  Monitors are able to review source data in Epic remotely via EpicCare Link.

To request remote Epic access for your monitor, please click here.

For studies for which source data is not recorded in Epic, please work directly with your monitor to develop a plan to provide them with the information they need to monitor remotely.

Research Concierge at UVA Health Science Library

This service has been cancelled until further notice.

FAQ

There is a list of FAQs that you can reference to address your questions (https://research.virginia.edu/human-research-protection-program/COVID19FAQs).