If you are interested in learning about clinical trials, we can advise you about what studies are ongoing and explain the clinical trial process in detail to guide you toward making an informed decision. Contact the Clinical Trials Group at scvd.ctg@utmb.edu.

Information for Sponsors/CROs

Easy To Work With

Karen Waterman and Andrew McNees

The Clinical Trials Group has experience performing studies sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and pharmaceutical companies. The office possesses a large portfolio of studies performed at all trial phases, from first-in-humans through post-marketing. Sponsors find the Clinical Trials Group focused on service, from steering the contract through the university, navigating the IRB, and meeting sponsor directives and expectations. UTMB at dusk

Benefits of Being University Based

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was the first of the health science centers in the University of Texas System. Located on an island in the Gulf of Mexico and a short drive from Houston, the 85 acre main campus includes a complex of hospitals, four academic schools, and numerous research centers and institutes. Approximately 10,000 faculty and staff work at UTMB's main campus and its network of community-based clinics. There are more than 20,000 admissions to UTMB hospitals, 530,000 out patient visits, and over 15,000 emergency room visits annually.

UTMB serves 2400 students and 697 interns, residents, and fellows. Galveston island is also home to Galveston College, a 2 year community college enrolling 2300 students each semester and enrolling 500 students annually in continuing education classes. The island is also home to Texas A&M University at Galveston, which has an annual enrollment of over 1500 students.

CertificationsFull AAHRPP Accreditation

Clinical Resources

Access to specialists

Accomplished Physicians

Wide Range Of Potential Study Population

Wide Range Of Potential Study Population

Ability to do Onsite Laboratory AssaysAbility to do Onsite Laboratory Assays

Investigational Pharmacy

Contract Services

Institutional Review Board (IRB)