Pathology

  • Research Testing

    Department of Pathology Clinical Trials Support Core

    Welcome to the Research Testing information page. Here you will find information for utilizing the Pathology Laboratories as part of your research project.

    Please carefully read our Policy Statements Regarding the Department's Research Testing before submitting the "Request for Research Testing" (RRT) form. Refer to the Requisition Requirements for reporting options. All requested information must be provided for Pathology to process this application for services. Return the completed application to Pathology Research Coordinator, Department of Pathology, 6238 Roy Carver Pavilion.

    If you choose reporting OPTION 1 on the Request for Research Testing (RRT) form:

    The research results will be displayed on IPR (INFORMM Patient Record) under the patient's medical record number; and thus be incorporated into the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics patient medical record. 

    To ensure correct billing of the research testing, the principal investigator must contact Joint Office of Compliance (JOC) Research Billing at researchbilling@healthcare.uiowa.edu or Lori Lawton at 384-2456 or 2100 UCC, Patient Financial Services (PFS).

    When using University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Pathology Laboratories to perform services and testing specified by a sponsor's research protocol, you may be asked to provide the sponsor with documentation of the laboratory's licensure, certifications, and accreditations.

    Please be aware that the Pathology Laboratories are primarily for patient care. Patient specimens will take priority over research specimens.

    If you would like more information or have questions, please contact Pathology Research Coordinator at 319-356-4149.

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