CTU Bern (Clinical Trials Unit)

Aims of CTU

CTU Bern supports and collaborates in clinical trials, epidemiological studies and meta-analyses in any clinical field to strengthen and expand the evidence base for health care nationally and internationally.

CTU Bern offers the scientific, technical and computing expertise needed to support patient-oriented clinical research at all stages, from conception to completion and dissemination. Relevant expertise is provided within the unit itself or by facilitating and coordinating contact with outside experts. Services are provided in a modular fashion and range from advice and general support to full development of the design and conduct of clinical studies.

CTU Bern works according to established scientific standards. The services offered by the unit enable clinical researchers to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and with international standards, including the International Conference on Harmonization Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Declaration of Helsinki.