The UB Clinical Research Office (CRO) is a centralized office charged with administrative oversight for all clinical research activities of the university's faculty members. The CRO facilitates compliant, meaningful research within the institution by unifying policies governing research conduct across all university schools and departments.
Patient-oriented research. Research conducted with human subjects (or on material of human origin such as tissues, specimens and cognitive phenomena) for which an investigator (or colleague) directly interacts with human subjects.
Excluded: In-vitro studies which use human tissues that cannot be linked to a living individual.
A research study in which one or more human subjects are prospectively assigned to one or more interventions (which may include placebo or other control) to evaluate the effects of those interventions on health-related biomedical or behavioral outcomes.