Our Department

Center for Clinical Research

Texas Heart Institute’s (THI) Center for Clinical Research supports all areas of cardiovascular clinical research, from protocol development to trial facilitation and post-trial assessment and reporting. Our team of experts perform in several different capacities for clinical research trials – sponsor, contracted research organization (CRO), coordinating center, fee-for-service and as a trial site.

Types of Research Performed

  • Industry Sponsored (all phases)
  • PI-Initiated
  • Epidemiological
  • Academic
  • Translational
  • Outcome Measures

For more information on THI’s Center for Clinical Research, please contact our team at clinicalresearch@texasheart.org.

We provide resources, expertise and best practices to facilitate proficient, compliant and ethical study conduct and management.

Our Services

  • Protocol development
  • Clinical Trial Agreement assessment, negotiation and management
  • Clinical Trial Budget assessment, negotiation and management
  • Regulatory management (IRB, FDA, Sponsor)
  • Project management
  • Coordination management
  • Data entry & validation
  • Safety and efficacy summaries
  • Final study report and storage
  • Quality Assurance & Compliance