Clinical and Research Support
Clinical Trials Office
The Clinical Trials Office provides administrative, nursing, and data management support for cancer treatment clinical trials conduced by Georgetown Lombardi investigators.
Clinical Research Operations Office (CROO)
The CROO assists Georgetown University researchers with study start-up and administration, helps sponsors identify GU investigators to participate in research, and provides information about clinical studies at GUMC to the public.
Office of Risk Management (ORM)
ORM identifies areas of risk and potential liability and develops risk response strategies to mitigate loss and maximize opportunities across Georgetown University.
Office of Research Oversight (ORO)
ORO facilitates basic science research and protects the safety and welfare of human subjects participating in research and clinical trials by ensuring that all activities are conducted in a legally and ethically compliant environment.
Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC)
OTC manages Georgetown University invention disclosures, patenting and licensing activities, research collaboration agreements, and affiliated agreements, such as confidentiality, data use, and other intellectual property. OTC also facilitates the founding of start-up companies and entrepreneurship.
Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)
EH&S promotes environmental stewardship and a culture of safety across Georgetown University. The office is committed to developing, implementing, and administering comprehensive environmental health and safety services, policies, and procedures.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
The IRB’s primary role is to safeguard the rights and welfare of all human subjects who participate in research studies conducted by Georgetown. The MHRI-GU Oncology IRB has jurisdiction over new oncology human subject research protocols done at Georgetown University and/or any MedStar Health, Inc. health care facility.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
IACUC ensures the proper care and humane treatment of animals. It develops, reviews, and monitors all animal facilities and care practices within the university for compliance with federal, local, and agency regulations.