The David Andrysiak Tissue Harvesting Clinical Research Assistant at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Award: $132,000 over 2 years (2019-2021)
Principal Investigators: Dr. Keith Ligon, Associate Professor Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Associate Pathologist/Neuro-Pathologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

This CRA position will work within the clinical research program and support the research team in the overall conduct of clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator. The CRA will be responsible for the primary data collection and management of patient clinical information as it pertains to participation in clinical trials. They will ensure timely collection of protocol-related samples including shipment to outside entities as required. The individual will maintain regulatory binders and ensure study compliance with all state, federal, and IRB requirements. The individual may be responsible for IRB protocol submissions (amendments, continuing reviews, and minimal risk protocols). This individual may also screen patients for protocol eligibility, obtain informed consent, and register study participants with the Office of Data Quality (ODQ). They must understand the required basic principles of human research subject protection. The individual must work independently under general supervision.

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