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For Faculty and Sponsors

Drug Development Unit

Range of Services

The Drug Development Unit in collaboration with the Clinical Pharmacology Analytical Laboratory (CPAL) provides clinical trial service support to Johns Hopkins investigators and pharmaceutical, federal and non-profit sponsors. Investigators and sponsors can choose among a range of services, including:

  • Development of clinical research protocols from an initial concept
  • Preparation of IRB and Clinical Research Unit submissions
  • Clinical study implementation and conduct by highly trained research staff
  • Laboratory sample processing, storage, and shipment
  • Drug assay development and analysis in various fluids and tissues
  • In vitro simulation of in vivo pharmacokinetic processes
  • On-site quality assurance by a research nurse manager
  • Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data analysis
  • Manuscript preparation

For information about conducting research with the DDU, contact:

  • DDU Associate Director Phone: (410) 614-8762
  • DDU Fax: (410) 955-9708