University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Data Safety Monitoring Committee

Guidelines for the Continuation Process with UPCI after PRC Approval

  1. Submit a yearly progress report to the DSMC via email to Brandon Kaukus, BS, DSMC Coordinator, at for review and approval prior to submitting to the IRB. The Progress Report form can be downloaded here.
  2. IRB approval, renewal, modifications, and open to accrual should be sent to the UPCI Regulatory Inbox at, for inputting to the UPCI Clinical Trials Management Application (CTMA) database.