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Neuro Procedure: Research with Human Subjects - application and guideline reminders

updated October 29, 2020

Neuro Procedure

 

On this page: RESEARCH WITH HUMAN SUBJECTS (Updated October 29) | PROCESS FOR RESUMING RESEARCH WITH HUMAN SUBJECTS | APPLY TO RESTART YOUR RESEARCH

 

RESEARCH WITH HUMAN SUBJECTSUpdated October 29

Current on-site research with human subjects may continue with people in the following four categories:

IMPORTANT Within the above three groups, subjects 70 years of age and older already coming into The Neuro for these purposes can still participate in research activities. New subjects 70 years and older cannot be recruited for studies until further notice.

Patients enrolled in clinical trials. Patients who are scheduled to come in for regular care or treatment. Patients who are scheduled to be seen by physicians on a regular basis. Patients already enrolled in on-going longitudinal studies, with the exception of people over 70 years of age. All in-person studies with healthy control subjects of all ages are CANCELLED until further notice.

These directives will be reassessed on November 23 or as the situation evolves.

 

Published: 30 Jun 2020

Research Ramp-up Reminders and Updates

EXTERNAL VENDORS MAIL ROOM (Internal mail) GENERAL STORES OPERATIONS

 

REQUEST ACCESS FOR EXTERNAL VENDORS Deliveries, Servicing of Equipment and other Services & Maintenance visits

Please fill out your request using the following link:https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/fdfa5c541277492da5d96310e124eb37

Published: 26 May 2020

Neuro Research Ramp-up Process and Application form

Directives for Research Ramp-up at The Neuro

Restart of research activities at The Neuro will follow the McGill University on-campus research phase-in directives and the guidelines on preventing spread of COVID-19.

Published: 15 May 2020

Elevators - Restricted Access and Reprogramming

As The Neuro moves into a transition phase, which includes the gradual resumption of research activities starting on Monday May 25th, please note that use of elevators is now restricted (please see table below). 

Elevator A (Rockefeller) is accessible for patients, hospital and research staff. 

·         Patients have priority access.   

Published: 15 May 2020

REMOTELY ACCESSING, COLLECTING, AND USING CONFIDENTIAL RESEARCH DATA WHILE PRESERVING PRIVACY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

In response to the state of public health emergency declared in the Province of Québec due to the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday March 13, 2020, McGill University has requested that all non- essential research activities ramp down until further notice to restrict the presence of research staff and research participants on site.

Published: 30 Mar 2020

Delivery of Liquid Nitrogen, dry ice and gas cylinders (e.g., CO2) to The Neuro during the research ramp-down period

PRAXAIR - Delivery of Dry Ice, Liquid Nitrogen Tanks, and Gas Cylinders (CO2) to The Neuro during the research ramp-down period EACH LAB MUST DESIGNATE A PERSON IN CHARGE OF THE FOLLOWING STEPS  PRAXAIR DRY ICE The standard order for delivery of dry ice to the 7th floor freezer on Mondays is continuing.
Published: 25 Mar 2020

Updated Research Exemption Access Details

Only personnel whose name appears on the approved exemption list will be allowed to enter The Neuro. All allowed personnel will be triaged and cleared for entrance. Approved personnel will need to have their ID Card at all times.

Published: 24 Mar 2020

CO2 delivery to The Neuro during research ramp-down period

Update: Wednesday, March 25

Please see this updated memo with information about PRAXAIR and MEGS deliveries.

Published: 18 Mar 2020

Liquid nitrogen delivery to The Neuro during research ramp-down period

Update: Wednesday, March 25

Please see this updated memo with information about PRAXAIR and MEGS deliveries.

Published: 18 Mar 2020

Requesting Essential Research Activity Access during COVID-19

The Quebec government's and McGill's default position is that all non-essential research activities on campus must be postponed or halted in the short term as of Thursday March 19, 11pm.

All activities/experiments that are not time-sensitive and/or that would not result in significant data loss should be postponed for the duration of the University’s closure.

Published: 17 Mar 2020

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