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How do I become a CPU Services client?

If you are interested in becoming a CPU Services client, please contact us by e-mail or call (866) 956-2467. One of our knowledgeable coordinators will assist you throughout the prequalifying process and answer any questions you may have.

What are the benefits of CPU services through WCG IRB?

CPU Services provide:

  • Specialized Review for your Clinical Research Unit
  • Accelerated Review Cycle Time
  • Dedicated Point of Contact
  • Multiple Meetings Per Week
  • Authenticated Website

What is WCG IRB’s CPU review turnaround time?

Initial CPU review turnaround is 5-7 days, and 1-2 days for changes in research.

What qualifications does my site need?

The following items must be completed prior to submission of research:

  • The site needs to verify they are a Clinical Pharmacology Unit
  • A primary point of contact must be provided
  • Agreement to use the preapproved CPU Service Consent Form Template