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Clinical Research Unit

The Clinical Research Unit is a specialized unit dedicated to conducting outpatient clinical research funded by the government, industry or foundations.

The CRU is dedicated to improving the human condition by supporting outpatient clinical research. Projects include Phase I-IV clinical trials, device studies, and investigator-initiated studies. The CRU staff provide research support services to facilitate the implementation of research projects and to promote patient, investigator, and sponsor satisfaction.

Any member of the Upstate Medical University faculty may utilize the resources available at CRU to conduct research on human subjects, as approved by the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB) and the CRU Director, Nurse Manager, and staff.

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  • 8 Research Nurses
  • Research Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Research Associate / Laboratory Technician
  • Nurses Station
  • 9 Private Rooms
  • Monitor Space Available / Cubical space for PI’s
  • 2 Laboratories for Processing Specimens & storing supplies
  • 2 Refrigerated Centrifuges
  • -20 C Freezer with Aero Scout
  • -80 C Freezer with Aero Scout
  • Specimen Refrigerator with Aero Scout
  • Dry Ice for Lab Transport
  • ECG machine
  • IV Equipment 
  • Medication Room / locked refrigerator with Aero Scout
  • Ambient Medication Incubator with Aero Scout
  • Zoll Defibrillator
  • Emergency Drug Box
  • Oxygen
  • Suction Equipment
  • Locked Cabinets for Records
  • Supply Storage
  • Power source generator back-up on all equipment
  • Nourishment Center
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