Carnegie Mellon University

Compliance with Financial Conflict of Interest Requirements in Research

POLICY TITLE: Carnegie Mellon University Compliance with Financial Conflict of Interest Requirements in Research
DATE OF ISSUANCE: Approved by the President’s Council on March 27, 2012.  Effective on August 24, 2012. 
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT/UNIT: Office of Vice Provost for Research.  Questions should be directed to the assistant vice provost for Research Compliance, ext. 8-4727.
ABSTRACT:

This policy addresses compliance with respect to conflicts of interest related to research activities.

RELATED INFORMATION:

Consulting Policy

Policy on Conflict of Interest/Commitment

Office of Research Integrity and Compliance

Statement

The university recognizes that financial conflicts of interest may exist in a research environment.  The university requires the design, conduct, and reporting of research that is free from bias resulting from investigator financial conflict of interest.  The university has processes in place to facilitate compliance with all applicable laws related to financial conflict of interest in research. The university provides guidelines, approved by the university president, to the university community, to enable the university, and university investigators, to meet their obligations under these laws.