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Clinical Trials Office (CTO)

The Clinical Trials Office (CTO) provides MCC researchers with support on a wide range of services including:

  • Clinical research coordination.

  • IND & IDE management

  • Project management

  • Protocol writing request

  • Protocol writing

  • CPRC

  • DSMC

  • DSMB

For services and general inquires contact

This is a cancer center supported resource with a subsidized rate for MCC members.

Institutional Review Board

The IRB reviews research projects involving human participants, working with investigators to ensure adequate protection and informed, uncoerced consent. 

For a comprehensive guide on the requirements for new study and the use of human subjects please go to

To request a IRB consultation go to If you require further assistance, please contact

Institutional Biosafety Committee

The IBC is responsible for the review of University research or teaching activities involving recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules, potentially hazardous infectious agents, and potentially hazardous biologically-derived toxins as described in the University of Minnesota Board of Regents Policy and the administrative policy. The IBC reviews proposed research and teaching activities for compliance with the NIH Guidelines and the BMBL and approves the proposed research or teaching activities found to conform with the NIH Guidelines and the BMBL. 

To submit a new protocol using eProtocol, please go to For more information on how to use eProtcol, go to

For more information and further assistance, contact

This comprehensive list of translational resources is provided by CRTI. Please direct all questions about content on this page to CRTI.

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