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What is a biospecimen?

Human biospecimens are defined as any biological material taken from a human individual for diagnostic ...
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What is a biobank?

According to TIME magazine in 2009, biobanks were one of the ten things that were ...
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End of trial reporting: who is responsible?

End of trial (i.e. the last visit of the last patient – LPLV) needs to ...
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Do I need to prepare a final report?

Within a year after the end of trial (i.e. the last visit of the last ...
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Who is the Sponsor of a clinical trial?

A person, company, institution or organisation that takes the responsibility to start, coordinate and/or finance ...
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Who is the insurance policyholder of a trial?

The sponsor is, even without fault, liable for all inflicted damages to the participant (or ...
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Who can provide me with an insurance certificate?

HIRUZ CTU provides, on request, an insurance certificate for trials of which Ghent University Hospital ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What are “health professions”?

Professions in the field of medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, nursing, midwife, ambulance, and paramedical professions are ...
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How can I register my trial on ClinicalTrials.gov?

For trials sponsored by the Ghent University Hospital or Ghent University, HIRUZ CTU creates a ...
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