This contract provides a critically needed comprehensive, uniform program to evaluate the capability of laboratories in developing countries that conduct NIAID supporting clinical trials. The contract advises and trains laboratory staff when deficiencies are identified, and ensures the ongoing quality of study test results and ultimately the outcome of clinical research performed in these countries. The objective is to promote the safety of trial subjects, the safety of those performing tests, the quality of the laboratory data, and increase the appreciation of labs for good laboratory practices that translates to better local service.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research and Development Contracts (N01)
Project #
N01AI50001-7-0-1
Application #
8429103
Study Section
Project Start
2004-11-16
Project End
2012-11-15
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$2,522,355
Indirect Cost
Name
Johns Hopkins University
Department
Type
DUNS #
001910777
City
Baltimore
State
MD
Country
United States
Zip Code
21218