Institutional Overhead for Privately Sponsored Research

The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) Research Institute, is the fiscal agent and contracting entity for research and extramurally funded programs at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The institutional overhead for privately sponsored pharmaceutical research is 33%. Additional fees are described on the KUMC Research Institute, Inc. on the Clinical Trial Agreement Fact Sheet. Other research and sponsored programs will be assessed at the current federally negotiated rate in effect at the time of award acceptance.

The Clinical Research Administration (CRA) of the Research Institute, Inc. offers services to assist investigators and sponsors with their clinical trials. The CRA Division assists with consent form preparation, IRB submission, filing regulatory documents, budget preparation, and contract review.

If you have any questions about the Research Institute, Inc., please contact the Executive Director, Gregory S. Kopf, PhD at 913-585-6636. If you have specific questions about clinical trials or services provided by the Clinical Research Administration, contact the Division Director, Molly Gunter, MS, CCRP at 913-588-5969 or

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