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Research around the corner The Houston Methodist Hospital and Research Institute in the heart of the TMC form the headquarters of our medical research and education programs. The Cockrell Center for Advanced Therapeutics also has offices throughout the greater Houston area to support clinical trials closer to study participant homes or workplaces.

HOUSTON METHODIST RESEARCH INSTITUTE

For more information, contact 713.441.1261 or visit houstonmethodist.org/research.

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The Cockrell Clinical Trial Centers promote and support clinical research operations throughout Houston Methodist, and have offices at Houston Methodist locations in the Texas Medical Center, Sugar Land, Katy/West Houston and Pearland. Together with Houston Methodist Research Institute, the centers are making clinical trials available to every patient who needs and wants to participate.

houstonmethodist.org/research

Cockrell Clinical Trial Centers 2 The Academic Office of Clinical Trials PHASE 1 CLINICAL RESEARCH UNIT HOUSTON METHODIST HOSPITAL

Mainline: 713.441.3250 Email: clinicaltrials@houstonmethodist.org Director: Julie Sicam, MT (ASCP), MSHS Email: jsicam@houstonmethodist.org

(Texas Medical Center) 6565 Fannin St., Houston, Texas 77030 Phase 1 Unit: 713.441.3959

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(Texas Medical Center) 6670 Bertner Ave., Houston, Texas 77030

(U.S. 59 and Sweetwater) 16655 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, Texas 77479

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(I-10 at Barker Cypress) 18500 Katy Fwy., Houston, Texas 77094

Pearland 5 Methodist Primary Care Group

9430 W. Broadway St., Suite 120, Pearland, Texas 77584

6565 Fannin Street, M6SE-604 Houston, TX 77030

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Clinical Research Services

Clinical Research Services Goals The team provides new and experienced investigators with staff resources to maximize Houton Methodist’s ability to conduct innovative clinical research. The goals are to:

The Cockrell Clinical Trial Centers and the Academic Office of Clinical Trials (AOCT) promote and support clinical research operations throughout Houston Methodist.

They provide leadership for clinical research operations and provide core services to support Houston Methodist investigators including regulatory, project management, budget development, research unit and community facilities. Additionally, the AOCT provides fee-for-service research/nursing and administrative support. The AOCT also provides Clinical Trial Management System study set up including calendar, budget and milestones for all clinical trials at Houston Methodist.

• Provide investigators with experienced research nurses, coordinators and regulatory personnel to support internally and externally sponsored clinical research

• Serve as a liaison between investigators and industry sponsors

• Promote the growth and development of staff coordinating clinical trials system wide

Cockrell Clinical Trial Center

Specialized Services

Phase 1 Clinical Research Unit The Phase 1 Clinical Research Unit is staffed by highly skilled and experienced professionals available to conduct early phase clinical trials involving advanced pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic evaluations. The Phase 1 Unit also serves as the store-front for health professionals seeking assistance with translational medical research associated with state-of-the-art precision medicine. The unit has exam rooms, private infusion rooms, a laboratory specimen processing area, and offers research nursing and coordinating services. The unit is conveniently located adjacent to inpatient units for inpatient studies, and to a radiology facility dedicated to clinical trials.

• Protocol development

• Budget and contract set-up

• Research nursing/coordinators

• Study design and statistical analysis

• Project/site management

• Data management (CRF Development)

• Regulatory support (IND/IDE)

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Clinical Research Services