Information for Investigators
Initiating Human PET Protocols
Get started on your PET research protocol by following these helpful guides for investigators:
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Main Steps for Initiating a Human PET Research Protocol
Step 1: Consult with a PET Center faculty member to discuss your research ideas to determine the potential impact PET imaging will have on your unique research project and the feasibility of collaboration.
Step 2: Draft a research protocol using the PET guidelines found here for required protocol and consent language and follow our recommendations to facilitate the PET Center, MRRC, HIC, and RSC protocol review/approval processes.
Step 3: Be sure investigators and research staff complete required HIPAA and MRRC training prior to protocol start date.
Step 4: Schedule a Protocol Initiation meeting with the PET Center and follow procedures for scheduling PET scans using the appropriate forms