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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:

OCTA Website

OCAA: OCAA Website

KR (Kuali Research):

KR - new users

KR - General Information


Kuali COI:

Useful Emails and Phone Numbers

OCTA (main)  (858) 822-2940
OCAA Budget  Team  (858) 534-4622
OCAA  (858) 534-4622

KR Live Chat$ 
(858) 534-9979

HRPP  (858) 246-4777
COI  (858) 534-6465
Velos  (858) 534-0555



CDA Confidential Disclosure Agreement
COI Conflict of Interest
CRO Contract Research Organization – an organization that provides support to pharmaceutical companies in administering a clinical study
CTA Clinical Trial Agreement
DBO Direct Business Officer
KR Kuali Research - new system of records
HRPP Human Research Protections Program
IRB Institutional Review Board
MSO Management Services Officer
NDA Non-Disclosure Agreement
OCAA Office of Coverage Analysis Administration
OCTA Office of Clinical Trials Administration
PI Principal Investigator
Sponsor A for-profit entity that initiates and takes responsibility for a clinical investigation
Study team Principal Investigator, co-Investigator(s), Project Manager(s), study coordinator(s), regulatory personnel, and fund manager(s)