Tulane University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.Gov Program


Maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes Of Health (NIH), the website provides the public with access to information on publicly and privately funded clinical research studies.  Federal law, some journal publication standards, and some funders require registration of clinical trials and even some clinical studies on


Why register with ClinicalTrials.Gov?

  • Besides avoiding the potential loss of NIH funding, federally imposed penalties of $12,103 per day, and inability to publish, investigator compliance with promotes research transparency and scientific integrity. By posting results from all trials, not just published findings, investigators provide guidance for future research and augment the existing evidence base.

Do I need to register my study?

I will have to register the study, what is the next step?

  • The TCCR is here to assist all Tulane University School of Medicine investigators navigating the registration and results reporting process.

  • The first step in registering your study is to apply for a Protocol Registration System (PRS) account on

I now have a PRS account and am ready to register the study.

I am currently registered with, what is the next step?

  • Here’s a quick overview on how to keep your study registration up-to-date:

    Clinical Trial 1


When do I report results?

Clinial Trial 2


Do I need to post an informed consent form?

  • If the clinical trial began or ended on or after January 21, 2019, then read below.

    Clinial Trial 3


How can the TCCR assist me?

  • Support for Tulane University School of Medicine investigators is provided free of charge through Tulane Center for Clinical Research. Contact Wesal Abualkhair.


    Thank you for your dedication to research and keep up the good work!

For questions regarding clinical trials outside of the School of Medicine, contact the office of Research Compliance and Research Integrity.