Neurosurgery Clinical Trials Management Office

Active department support for world-class research

The Ohio State College of Medicine’s Clinical Trials Management Organization (CTMO) is a centralized administrative resource for the management of patient-oriented research studies. It strategically aligns clinical and translational research resources and the expertise of clinical research personnel with the needs of researchers. CTMO assists with process improvement, increased efficiency and compliance and provides regulatory, fiscal, operational and personnel management, and reporting. With over 144 research staff members, the CTMO provides oversight to approximately 1,500 studies per year. In Neurosurgery, the CTMO manages 142 studies, 96 investigators and 11 research staff.

Neurologic Research Institute (NRI)

A collaborative hub for more than 250 neuroscientists

Ohio State’s Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI) serves as the research and educational arm of the Neurological Institute. The NRI provides infrastructure support for our research teams, including biostatistics, study design, regulatory and compliance requirements, sponsor opportunities, and training in human subjects protection, Good Clinical Practice and standard operating procedures. The institute also awards seed money for pilot studies and is developing a central research registry for additional research opportunities. More than 5,500 individuals are actively enrolled in clinical research projects within the NRI. This includes more than 300 clinical research studies and approximately 150 clinical trials for a broad range of diseases and conditions.

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