Drug Development Unit
School of Medicine Faculty Clinical Research Support Program
Phone #: 410-955-9707
Contact Person: Craig W. Hendrix, M.D.
Facility Director: Craig W. Hendrix, M.D.
The Drug Development Unit has been organized to provide all the personnel resources and services necessary to design, execute, analyze, and report a clinical research protocol. While our focus and expertise is in the area of inpatient studies of drugs, we offer support for other studies requiring close clinical monitoring. Typically, funding sources are identified by the faculty investigator, but we can provide assistance in identifying industrial sponsors, or in preparation of clinical budgets and protocols to support grant submissions.
Clinical Research Protocol
Expertise and Experience
- The DDU has completed >128 clinical trials since 1983, including research experience with the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Defense and 22 commercial sponsors
- On-site Quality Assurance Unit, including GLP-Certified staff
- Clinical staff certified by the Association of Research Professionals (ACRP)
- Experience with special patient populations