Better budget writing in these lean CT times

September 2010
Clinical Trials Administrator;Sep2010, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p103
The article discusses the importance of improving the budget-writing skills of clinical research (CR) site managers. Angela Fornataro McMahill of the University of California-San Diego health sciences research compliance program, believes that CR sites must determine their costs and look at their budgets regardless of the sources of their clinical trial funding. Her tips on making a study budget include knowing the start-up, per subject, and variable costs, using budget footnotes to note specific things, and drafting it in an Excel spreadsheeet formula.


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