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investigator

An individual who actually conducts a clinical investigation, i.e., under whose immediate direction a test article or pharmaceutical product is administered, dispensed to or used by one or more human subjects; or, in the event of an investigation conducted by a team of individuals, the person who is the responsible leader of that team.
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The Board of Public Works approved the one-year trial, giving the devices to 15 plainclothes investigators, who currently wear body armor and carry pepper spray -- a weapon they've never had to use.
An investigator has come out of retirement for such cases.
who was sentenced last year to do 15 years hard time for bank fraud, securities fraud and conspiracy--the "Tonight Show" host was one of the few people who could properly identify the federal investigators.
Unless adequately recorded in the investigator's notes and interview report, the information may not be easily admitted in court or even recalled by the investigator.
The K25 mechanism is meant to attract to NIH-relevant research those investigators whose quantitative science and engineering research has thus far not been focused primarily on questions of health and disease.
When an accident occurs, investigators at the National Transportation Safety Board analyze factual information to determine the probable cause, such as human error, mechanical failure, weather, and terrain influences.
Until now, environmental investigators have been using moisture probes.
org), which updated its 1996 policy to require any investigator to disclose receipt of more than $100 from a clinical trial sponsor, and prohibited lead investigators from receiving any income from a sponsor.
If the investigator is also a subject's clinician, then, in a sense, that patient no longer has a doctor--someone who is looking out expressly for his interests and modulating care to suit his needs.
The control helps an investigator find out if any changes seen in patients in the experimental group are, in fact, due to the new treatment.
Ischemic heart disease: Duke University Medical Center, David Pryor, MD, principal investigator.

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