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Tranquil Clinical Research
Phone # (713) 907-6054
ClinicalTrials.gov is a website and online database of clinical research studies and information about their results. The purpose of ClinicalTrials.gov is to provide information about clinical research studies to the public, researchers, and health care professionals. The U.S. government does not review or approve the safety and science of all studies listed on this website.
https://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/index.html Office for Human Research Protection
The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services.
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Institutional Review Board (IRB) is an administrative body established to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects in research conducted under the directive of DSHS and requests submitted to DSHS programs that involve the use of identifiable information or specimens. This includes human subject research contracted to public or private entities. The IRB has the authority to approve, require modifications in, or disapprove all research activities that fall within its jurisdiction as specified in the federal regulations, state regulations and statutes, and institutional policy.