Helpful Links

Below are links to other websites that can provide useful information about Clinical Trials:

Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA)

Conflict of Interest (COI)

Human Research Protections Program (HRPP/IRB)

Clinical and Translational Research Institute

Project Management and Support for Clinical Trials

Office of Compliance and Privacy (UC San Diego Health Sciences)

OCTA Website:


OCTA Application:


KR (Kuali Research):

KR - new users

KR - General Information


Kuali COI:

Useful Emails and Phone Numbers:

OCTA (main) 822-2940
OCAA Budget 534-4622 534-4622
KR Live Chat$
(858) 534-9979 246-4777 534-6465 534-0555


CDAConfidential Disclosure Agreement
COIConflict of Interest
CROContract Research Organization – an organization that provides support to pharmaceutical companies in administering a clinical study
CTAClinical Trial Agreement
DBODirect Business Officer
Kuali Research - new system of records
HRPPHuman Research Protections Program
IRBInstitutional Review Board
MSOManagement Services Officer
NDANon-Disclosure Agreement
OCAAOffice of Coverage Analysis Administration
OCTAOffice of Clinical Trials Administration
PIPrincipal Investigator
SponsorA for-profit entity that initiates and takes responsibility for a clinical investigation
Study teamPrincipal Investigator, co-Investigator(s), Project Manager(s), study coordinator(s), regulatory personnel, and fund manager(s)