This amount is used to offset costs associated with reviews of industry-initiated and sponsored protocols by several areas involved in the activation process, including:
Please note: this fee is only applicable to industry-initiated and sponsored clinical trials and research studies and is not applicable to (1) investigator-initiated clinical trials or (2) those supported by non-profit foundations or government sponsors.
The Clinical Trials Office will invoice the PI for this amount and payment to the CTO should be made from the study account. The PI/study team is responsible for invoicing the study sponsor for funds to cover this fee. Remember to include the applicable F&A amount when invoicing the sponsor.
Investigators complete the Billing Information Form as part of the application materials. This form provides the Clinical Trials Office with information necessary to bill the appropriate UAB billing contact.
Investigators should inform potential sponsors of this fee during contract negotiations. UAB has provided the attached memorandum to explain the UAB Human Subjects Review Fee for industry-initiated and sponsored protocols.
For questions about the UAB Human Subjects Review Fee, please contact Carolyn Whitmire in the UAB Clinical Trials Office at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 975-0699.
For information about WIRB fees, which are charged by WIRB separately from the fees charged by UAB, please contact Ms. Margie Lawson, Assistant Director and WIRB Liaison, Office of the IRB at email@example.com, or 975-3923.