Clinical Research

The Clinical Research Center (CRC) at LIMR provides support for clinical researchers who are conducting clinical trials. Services include:

PRE-STUDY CONTRACT AND GRANT SERVICES

  • Financial: Assist in preparation of study/grant budgets; review contract budgets and assist in budget negotiations; provide financial reports as required by Principal Investigator or sponsoring agencies; handle all study related tax and financial audit requirements; and provide purchasing services for study related activities.
  • Administrative: Serve as contract contact with study sponsors and Main Line Health Legal Department.

STUDY START-UP SERVICES

  • Institutional Review Board (IRB): Assist in submission to Main Line Hospitals IRB of all prestudy and ongoing study submissions as well as required documentation, reports, or forms; provide guidance and assist with compliance with IRB requirements.
  • Staffing: Provide clinical research staff to assist Principal Investigators and sub-investigators in conducting studies.
  • Administrative: Study Design and review of protocols, proposed case report forms, and other study documentation and processes for feasibility and "user-friendliness".

POST STUDY CONTRACT SERVICES

  • Maintain financial records for required number of years
  • Assist in arranging for storage space for records
  • Assist in study termination activities

BIOSTATISTICIAN SERVICES

  • Give short courses and lectures in biostatistics
  • Provide consulting services on statistical input to grants
  • Collaborate on research publications
  • Provide statistical research on each LIMR grant
  • Review protocols and statistical plans for clinical trial sponsors
  • Design and analyze clinical trials as needed

CLINICAL OUTPATIENT CENTER

  • Access to three recently constructed, private, fully equipped patient examination rooms with diagnostic equipment
  • Access to a phlebotomy station

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE/CASH RECEIPTS

  • Efficiently process study invoices
  • Reconcile payment matters with sponsor agencies
  • Deposit checks
  • Efficiently process payments for study services

Contact Info

To learn more about services
offered as well as
pricing structure,
please contact:

John Wellenbach
Clinical Business Manager
LIMR Clinical Research Center

484-476-3545
Wellenbach@limr.org

Main Line Health