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Clinical Research at WUSTL


There are many resources at WUSTL that support clinical research. Each contact is listed below with a description of its roles and responsibilities related to clinical research.

Contact Description
Billing Matrix

The Billing Matrix is a tool to assist in the proper billing of clinical items and services provided in the context of a clinical research project.

Center For Clinical Studies

The Center for Clinical Studies (CCS):

  • negotiates all clinical study contracts for WUSM and its affiliated hospitals.
  • offers a wide​ range of purchasable services to support both the clinical and administrative aspects of conducting clinical studies.
  • manages the WUSM Research Participant Registry
Clinical Trials Registration 

This webpage provides access to WUSTL policies, procedures, and resources related to clinical trials registration.

Faculty Practice Plan

The Faculty Practice Plan is responsbile for overseeing WUSM's clinical mission.

Institute for Public Health The goal of the IPH is to stimulate research, teaching, and community engagement to improve population health. IPH has many transdisciplinary initiatives that involve clinical research. 

Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, as part of the CTSA program, provides services and resources related to clinical and translational research, clinical research training, and career development.

Human Research Protection Office

The Human Research Protection Office (HRPO):

  • supports WUSTL's Institutional Review Boards
  • provides education related to human subjects research 
Human Research Quality Assurance Program 

Human Research Quality Assurance Program (HRQA/QI):

  • monitors human research protocols
  • provides education related to human subjects research 
Risk Management

Risk Management identifies, analyzes, evaluates, and monitors actual and potential areas of risk associated with patients, to promote the safe delivery of high quality patient care.

Siteman Cancer Center


The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center is an international leader in clinical research related to cancer.