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Morsani Clinical Research Center

The Clinical Research Center (CRC) is open for business! Conveniently located on the first floor of the Morsani building, the CRC was designed to provide an infrastructure to assist seasoned and novice investigators in the implementation and conduct of clinical research. A key attribute of the CRC is that it provides patients and their families with a variety of amenities to encourage retention in clinical research projects. These features include convenient free garage parking adjacent to the clinic building, friendly concierge service upon arrival, private exam rooms for study visits and free guest wireless internet access.

The Morsani CRC features the following facility, equipment and services to aid investigators and research personnel across various disciplines:

  • On-site Nurse Manager
  • Four clinical examination rooms equipped with exam table, otoscope, ophthalmoscope, vital signs equipment, computer, telephone, and sink
  • Three phlebotomy/ ECG rooms that can also be utilized for infusions
  • Basic specimen processing area equipped with refrigerated centrifuge
  • Ambient, cold, and frozen secure storage for investigational product or short term specimen storage, monitored and recorded per SOP, that includes two 2-8° C refrigerators, a -20° C freezer, and a -80° C freezer all locked and on red electrical outlets
  • Large Chest for central dry ice supply 
  • Automated vital signs monitor, AED, limited anthropometric equipment, secure document disposal, printer/fax/copier/scanner, analog line for data transmission
  • Calibration and service record maintenance for all CRC equipment
  • Morsani CRC Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Manual
  • Scheduling of facility is done on a Resource level in EPIC
  • Located adjacent to first floor diagnostic imaging center to allow patients to move easily from an exam room to receive an MRI, CT scan, mammography, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, bone densitometry, nuclear medicine or basic X-ray
  • Conveniently located a short walk or drive from the Byrd Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute PET scanning facility

Morsani Clinical Research Center Fee Schedule

CRC Brochure


General Administration (GA)

Writing SOPs

Training Personnel

Responsibilities of Research Team

Clinical Study Conduct

Document Control

Role of OCR

Regulatory Affairs (RA)

Regulatory Documentation

Privacy Confidentiality

IRB Submissions

AE Reporting


Project Management (PM)

Study Feasibility

Site Qualification Visit

Site Initiation Visit

Communication Practices

IP Accountability

Randomization Blinding


Specimen Collection Management

Prep Inj Meds

Site Monitoring Visit

Site Close Out Visit

Protocol Compliance

Subject Management (SM)

Subject Recruitment

Informed Consent Process

Eligibility and Enrollment

Protecting Confidential Info

Study Visits

Subject Payment

Data Management (DM)

CRF Completion

Source Documentation

Electronic Records

Archiving Study Records

Print Cert Med Records

Quality Assurance (QA)

Quality Control

FDA Audits


Equip Maint Calib

Temp Monitoring