The Clinical Trial DMP has gone live!

This DMP template is based on the Society of Clinical Data Management (SCDM) definition of a Data Management Plan as a document that “comprehensively documents data and its handling from definition, collection and processing to final archival or disposal.” It is compliant with GCP and NHMRC expectations for such a document and will hopefully be adaptable for the widest possible range of trials.

Find it here: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC195 

A new SOP has been published!

MCTC037b SOP | Sponsorship Committee Process for IITs

This Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) describes the process and activities taken by the
Sponsor-Investigator and trial team seeking Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI)
sponsorship of an Investigator Initiated Trial (IIT). 

Find it at: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC037b  

A new SOP has been published!

MCTC166 SOP | Management of Investigational Product.

This SOPs purpose is to document the procedures for the management of Investigational Medicinal Product (IMP) used in research involving human participants, following dispensing from Clinical Trials Pharmacy.

Find it at: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC166 

A new SOP has been published!

MCTC054 SOP | Handling, Processing, Storage and Transport of Biospecimens in Human Research. 

This SOP covers the general processes related to the safe handling, processing, storage and
transport of research biospecimens category B (such as blood, urine, tissue, sputum, faeces).
When references to biospecimens/biological samples/substances are made, category B is

Find it at: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC054 


A biospecimens sample tracking and processing log has also been developed and released to support the use of this SOP. Found here: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC05401 

A new SOP has been published!

MCTC164 SOP | Management of Temperature Controlled Storage 

This SOP details the procedure for the management of the storage of biological samples and other temperature sensitive clinical trial products in the Melbourne Children’s Research Unit (MCRU) temperature-controlled storage units (freezer(s) and refrigerator(s)). The purpose of the procedure is to ensure the integrity of the stored items.

Find it at: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC164 


Two new SOPs have just been published: MCTC182 and MCTC183.

MCTC182: Sponsor-Investigator Responsibilities in MCRI-Sponsored IITs - This SOP defines the Sponsor responsibilities when delegated the roles and responsibilities of an MCRI-sponsored IIT, where the Sponsor-Investigator is acting in the capacity of sponsor.

Find it at: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC182 


MCTC183: Delegation of Sponsor Responsibilities in MCRI-Sponsored IITs - The purpose of this SOP is to describe the standard operating procedure for the delegation of responsibilities within single-site and multi-site investigator-initiated trials

Find it at: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC183 

An SOP update has just been published.

MCTC065 SOP | Study Start Up for Clinical Trials version 2.0 has just been uploaded. This is an update to the pervious SOP published in 2020.

Find it at: https://metis.melbournechildrens.com/MCTC065