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Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC)

Introduction

The Weill Cornell Medicine Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (WCM DSMC) is an independent committee within the institution that is available to the research community to act as a monitoring entity for clinical trial. It performs a regular review of cumulative data to evaluate research subject safety, rates of accrual, and efficacy of experimental intervention.  Based on its review, the WCM DSMC provides investigators with recommendations for protocol modification, continuation or termination.  The extent to which the WCM DSMC monitors a study is commensurate with the study's risks and needs.  

 If you are unsure of whether your study needs WCM DSMC oversight, contact dsmb@med.cornell.edu for assistance.

FAQs

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Announcements

Meeting dates for the WCM DSMC are provided below.  

Meeting DateTimeLocationSubmission Deadline
Wednesday, August 19, 20202:00 PMTeleconferenceWednesday, July 29, 2020

Starting September 16, 2020, the WCM DSMC will split into the General and Cancer subcommittees.  These will meet on alternating months, starting with the Cancer subcommittee.  

COMMITTEEMEETING DATETIMESUBMISSION DEADLINE
CancerWednesday, September 16, 20202:00PMWednesday, August 26, 2020
GeneralWednesday, October 21, 20202:00PMWednesday, September 30, 2020
CancerWednesday, November 18, 20202:00PMWednesday, October 28, 2020
GeneralWednesday, December 16, 20202:00PMWednesday, November 25, 2020
CancerWednesday, January 20, 20212:00PMWednesday, December 30, 2020
General Wednesday, February 17, 20212:00PMWednesday, January 27, 2021
CancerWednesday, March 17, 20212:00PMWednesday, February 24, 2021
GeneralWednesday, April 21, 20212:00PMWednesday, March 31, 2021
CancerWednesday, May 19, 20212:00PMWednesday, April 28, 2021
GeneralWednesday, June 16, 20212:00PMWednesday, May 26, 2021
CancerWednesday, July 21, 20212:00PMWednesday, June 30, 2021
GeneralWednesday, August 18, 20212:00PMWednesday, July 28, 2021

Past Announcements: 

Office Contacts

Alavy Sos
Director, Human Subjects Protections Program
Phone:
646-962-8200
Aileen Orpilla
Research Compliance Specialist
Phone:
646-962-7569
Lauren Blumberg
Assistant Director, Regulatory Compliance
Phone:
646-962-8200