SC CTSI Announces New Clinical Trials Unit At USC Health Sciences Campus

Modern clinical infrastructure and trained research staff help researchers conduct clinical studies.

November 27, 2012

The Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI) announces the successful relocation of its Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) at the University of Southern California from Keck Hospital to Norris Cancer Hospital (fourth floor of the Ezralow Tower).

The SC CTSI Clinical Trials Unit provides an efficient clinical infrastructure, services, and resources for the conduct of early-phase (drug development) and complex mechanistic clinical trials. The unit supports outpatient and inpatient research and ensure the compliance with local and federal regulations. 

Study Participant Room at the SC CTSI Clinical Trials Unit. View photo gallery

Trained clinical research staff, including research nurses, study coordinators, phlebotomists, radiology technician, assists with services such as:

  • Nursing Services (Inpatient/Outpatient)

  • Sample procurement

  • Specimen processing

  • Dexa scan, EKG, infusion equipment

  • Handling laboratory

  • Bionutrition evaluation

  • Neurologic evaluation

  • Metabolic testing

  • Assay development and performance

  • Secure and limited access investigational product storage area

  • Parking for research participants

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NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.