April 26, 2024
Neuro-Memory and Aging
Full Time
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Under the supervision of a Principal Investigator (PI), the incumbent will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies, and may receive training and development to prepare and advance for journey-level work at the next level within the series.

The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for providing support to Dr. Michael Geschwind’s clinical research programs in several areas, including but not limited to: Huntington’s disease, spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs), CADASIL, multiple system atrophy (MSA), rapidly progressive dementias (including prion diseases, such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and antibody-mediated dementias), and other neurodegenerative diseases.

May be responsible for the coordination of one or more single or multi-site, active or follow-up clinical trials and observational studies; help prepare protocols for study initiation; help design flow sheets, data forms and source documents; gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding clinical study subjects; may apply understanding of inclusion/exclusion eligibility criteria for protocols; help recruit, enroll, register, schedule and retain study subjects; record protocol-specific treatments and assure collection and shipment of samples; assist research personnel to keep patients on study schedules and to make sure study visits run smoothly; complete study forms to submit to sponsors and/or appropriate agencies; collect, enter into and clean data in study databases, maintain data quality; assist with data analysis; assist with preparation of reports and tables; attend Geschwind team as well as Memory and Aging Center meetings; and perform other duties as assigned. Position may involve, after appropriate training, running an MRI scanner and assisting study physicians who are performing lumbar punctures and other procedures.

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