News

New Call for KCE Trials Programme
05Jun
The Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE) is launching a new call for the KCE Trials Programme (deadline for submission 15th September 2020).  What and ...
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FAQ about academic studies since the imposed COVID-19 measures were adjusted
11May
After the communication of the chief physician of Ghent University Hospital about clinical studies during the COVID-19 pandemic (dd. 19MAR2020), non-priority...
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FAQ about academic studies since COVID-19 measures were taken
03Apr
EDIT 11MAY2020: From today on, this version of the FAQs is no longer in effect. The chief physician of Ghent University Hospital also stated the following: ā...
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Our mission

Our mission

KEYWORDS
Multidisciplinary | competent | flexible | cooperative | internally connective | externally competitive

SCIENTIFIC
Developing a progressive, leading institute and knowledge center for translational research and innovation with an active cooperative network and a broad image.

SOCIAL
Helping to develop high-quality clinical research and innovative projects with a focus on patient-oriented, personalized medicine, socio-economic valorization and sustainable healthcare.

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Team Members

Dr. Elke Berneel
Dr. Elke Berneel
Unit manager
BioResource Center
Paulien Walraet
Paulien Walraet
Unit manager
Contracts
Prof. Dr. Catherine Van Der Straeten
Prof. Dr. Catherine Van Der Straeten
Head of the Department
Networking
Dr. Lieve Nuytinck
Dr. Lieve Nuytinck
Dr. Philippe Van Rompaey
Dr. Philippe Van Rompaey
Unit manager
Clinical Trials Unit
Simon Vanderschaeghe
Simon Vanderschaeghe
Unit manager
Data Management Unit

Frequently Asked Questions

- How can I register my trial on ClinicalTrials.gov?
For trials sponsored by the Ghent University Hospital or Ghent University, HIRUZ CTU creates a login and password for your department. With this login, you can register your trial, provide updates during the trial and enter the trial results on cl... Read more
- What are ā€œhealth professionsā€?
Professions in the field of medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, nursing, midwife, ambulance, and paramedical professions are considered as ā€œhealth professionsā€. Read more
- Do responses to comments need to be submitted via HIRUZ CTU?
For any comments, additional questions or approval from the Ethics Committee, the Ethics Committee will directly contact you. HIRUZ CTU is not involved in the formulation and submission of responses to comments. Read more
- What is the procedure for EC approval of a multicenter trial?
If your trial is conducted at various locations, approval by the EC for each participating center must be obtained. One of the centers will hereby be referred to as the coordinating center (i.e. ā€˜central EC approvalā€™). All participating center... Read more
- What is the difference between a single-center and multicenter trial?
Single-center trial: a trial conducted according to a single protocol and at a single site. Multicenter trial: a trial conducted according to a single protocol but at different locations, and conducted by various researchers. Read more
- Who can provide me with an insurance certificate?
HIRUZ CTU provides, on request, an insurance certificate for trials of which Ghent University Hospital or Ghent University is sponsor. Attention: if the number of study participants increases compared to the initially submitted protocol, this shou... Read more

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