Welcome to the Center for Clinical Research, created to align with the medical school’s mission to educate and inspire the researchers of tomorrow, as well as to advance knowledge through innovation and discovery. Through collaboration with our community partners, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare, the Center for Clinical Research brings the latest and most advanced therapies to the region. Our team of physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals has decades of clinical research experience in numerous therapeutic areas.
The center provides comprehensive services for investigators, including proposal development, sponsored program administration, and a human research protection program. Review and study oversight services include protocol management by experienced clinical research coordinators, regulatory document preparation and submission, assistance with institutional review board requirements, budget development and negotiations, grant and contract expense accounting, subject recruitment and enrollment, as well as training and education for staff.
Sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) will find our experience covers a wide range of therapeutic areas in both drug and device phase I-IV clinical trials, pre-clinical and outcomes trials. Our experienced clinical operations teams expertly manage all aspects of clinical trials, from data management to patient care and enrollment. With experts assigned specifically in roles such as data management, quality assurance, recruitment and human protection, sponsors are assured to yield positive study results.
For our patients, the Center for Clinical Research provides access to cutting-edge clinical trials in a variety of therapeutic areas. Making the decision to participate in a clinical trial can be both intimidating and rewarding. Our experienced staff of health professionals are here to answer questions regarding participation in clinical trials, your rights as a patient, the benefits and risks of participating in research and to guide patients through the process of contributing to the advancement of medicine.
Whether you’re a physician, resident, student, sponsor, CRO or a patient interested in clinical research, the Center for Clinical Research at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine has the resources in place to assist in your research needs. For more information on connecting with the Center for Clinical Research, call 269.337.4267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.