Agreements and Contracts

Study Feasibility

To initiate a trial placement or to request a study feasibility review, email CRSAdmin@vcu.edu.

Confidentiality Agreements

VCU is pleased to negotiate master confidential disclosure agreements with sponsors. Additionally, VCU participates in the CTSA-sponsored Accelerated Confidential Disclosure Agreement (ACDA) consortium. The ACDA is a standard agreement in use by over 60 institutions that may be used for obtaining protocols from participating sites without negotiating delays, placing sites and an advantage to initiating trials earlier than current processes permit. More information may be found at https://www.ara4us.org/acda/about-us/.

For more information, contact Melanie Wiggins, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs – Industry Support at (804) 827-4992 or email ospred@vcu.edu.

Master Clinical Trial Agreements

VCU is working to expand our list of master agreements with clinical trial sponsors. To verify whether a master agreement is in place, or to initiate the review process, contact Melanie Wiggins, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs – Industry Support at (804) 827-4992 or email ospred@vcu.edu.

Clinical Trial Contracts

VCU is part of a growing network of academic medical centers that share best practices in contracting for clinical trials. For more information, contact Melanie Wiggins, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs – Industry Support at (804) 827-4992 or email ospred@vcu.edu.