FAQ

Below are some of the frequently asked questions regarding Probity Medical Research. If you have a question that is not answered in our FAQ, please contact us.

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1. What is Probity Medical Research?
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PMR is a consortium of clinical research sites located in Australia, Canada, and the United States.

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2. What role will PMR have in a study?
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  • regulatory documentation completion
  • ethics committee submissions
  • budget and contract review and negotiation
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Accurate and timely completion to shorten study start-up time.
  • establishing recruitment plans
  • implementing advertising campaigns
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Recruitment targets met.
  • ethics reporting and correspondence
  • GCP training
  • Preparation for regulatory inspections
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Top quality data that meets regulatory standards.

PMR does not have contact with clinical trial subjects, does not collect or enter clinical trial data, and does not handle investigational product.

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3. What are the advantages of working with a PMR site?
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PMR sites are all high end specialty research centres with clinical expertise in the therapeutic area under study. Each site is owned and operated by clinicians who run large community based practices with a constant influx of patients in their therapeutic specialty. The staff at each site has experience in clinical research and the expertise in their specialty. Many investigators are well recognized in the industry and are key opinion leaders making them a valuable addition to your clinical research study.

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4. Is Probity Medical Research an SMO?
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No. 

PMR provides administrative support to a network of sites for the conduct of clinical trials.  Each research site that is affiliated with PMR is independently owned and the Principal Investigator at the site remains responsible for the clinical trial at all times.

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5. Does PMR charge Sponsors a fee?
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PMR provides support to our affiliated sites at no additional cost to the CRO or Sponsor.

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6. What about confidential information?
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PMR and the Site have a comprehensive mutual confidentiality agreement permitting the sharing of confidential information between them.

PMR also has confidential disclosure agreements directly with sponsors and CROs. If you would like to set-up a CDA with PMR please contact studies@probitymedical.com.

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7. Who should you contact about upcoming studies?
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You can contact an Investigator or contact PMR at studies@probitymedical.com.

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8. Have you performed Phase I trials?
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Yes. For more information and to discuss your trial please contact PMR at studies@probitymedical.com.

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