Istanbul University Clinical Research Excellence Center
Istanbul University Clinical Trials Excellence Center has been established in 2013 with the participation of 6 centers (IU Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, IU Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, IU Institute of Oncology, IU Institute of Cardiology, IU Faculty of Pharmacy, IU Faculty of Dentistry) where clinical trials are conducted within Istanbul University.
The primary purpose of Istanbul University Clinical Trials Excellence Center is to improve the coordination of clinical trial activities, by means of an internal unit and its subunits, which will provide a central approval system appropriate facilities and resources for the national and international trials conducted within the institution. It is also aimed to provide and improve the patients’ safety, quality, transparency and accountability in clinical trials by defining and developing internal standards and procedures.
Moreover, in order to improve communication and knowhow in clinical trials activities, with its thematic leadership position, Istanbul University Clinical Trials Excellence Center will develop new strategies and learning materials, organize training activities with proper certification and accreditation, create databases, provide technical support by developing software, and create informatics infrastructures.