BioSpace Collaborative

Academic/Biomedical Research
News & Jobs
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Channel Medical Device and Diagnostics Channel Clinical Research Channel BioSpace Collaborative    Job Seekers:  Register | Login          Employers:  Register | Login  

NEWSLETTERS
Free Newsletters
Archive
My Subscriptions

NEWS
News by Subject
News by Disease
News by Date
PLoS
Search News
Post Your News
JoVE

CAREER NETWORK
Job Seeker Login
Most Recent Jobs
Search Jobs
Post Resume
Career Fairs
Career Resources
For Employers

HOTBEDS
Regional News
US & Canada
  Biotech Bay
  Biotech Beach
  Genetown
  Pharm Country
  BioCapital
  BioMidwest
  Bio NC
  BioForest
  Southern Pharm
  BioCanada East
  C2C Services & Suppliers™
Europe
Asia

DIVERSITY

PROFILES
Company Profiles

INTELLIGENCE
Research Store

INDUSTRY EVENTS
Research Events
Post an Event
RESOURCES
Real Estate
Business Opportunities

By Industry | By Industry Segment | By Services and Suppliers | By Location | By Hotbed | Profile Search
 Company Profile

 

Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Research Program 

55 Fruit Street - TRH 2

Boston  Massachusetts  02114  U.S.A.
Phone: 617-726-5500 Fax: 617-726-5501


SEARCH JOBS

View Clinical Trials from BioPharm Insight

The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Clinical Research Program (CRP) was established in 1995 to improve the environment for clinical investigation at the MGH through academic enrichment programs and direct support services, thereby, creating a culture in which all forms of clinical research can flourish. Its mandate is to enhance translational (bench to bedside) research, train clinical investigators, increase clinical trial activity, support outcomes and disease management, and coordinate the MGH's efforts with those of Partners HealthCare System and Harvard Medical School.

To support clinical investigation, the CRP has been organized into five broad service categories that facilitate the performance of high quality clinical research:

The Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) serves as the "front door" to the CRP for investigators seeking to develop a clinical research career.

The Outcomes and Disease Management Unit provides a network which links the MGH community, outlying hospitals, other academic centers, and primary and specialty care practices for clinical trial purposes.

The Clinical Trials and Industrial Relations Unit serves as an interface between clinical investigators and sponsors of clinical trials and outcomes research.

The Information Management Unit acquires, develops and supports the information technology needed to promote clinical research at MGH.

The Clinical Research Education Unit strives to improve the quality and increase the quantity of clinical research by educating current and future investigators and by training clinical research coordinators.

Collectively, these five units create the infrastructure necessary to support clinical research on an institutional-wide basis. By fostering academic collaborations, effecting communication with industrial sponsors and promoting a focused and streamlined administrative process, the CRP is building a responsive culture conducive to clinical investigation.

MGH's investment in leveraging clinical research complements the strengths of its basic science laboratories. Success in this initiative will result in an increase in funded clinical research and a "user Friendly" reputation with industry. It not only provides visible evidence of a commitment to develop innovative treatments, but also strengthens MGH's appeal to patients in a competitive managed care environment. Finally, it trains the personnel necessary to fulfill the implicit MGH social contract to translate basic research into improved patient care, thereby alleviating human sickness and suffering.

For more information about CRP services, please contact Chris Colecchi, director of Clinical Trials and Industrial Relations at 617.726.5518 or ccolecchi@partners.org

Last Updated 8-28-01


 Key Statistics


Email:
Ownership: Private

Web Site: Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Research Program
Employees:
Symbol: 
 





Collaborations

Genetic Therapy, Inc. 





 Company News
International Research Team Identifies Additional Genetic Risk Factors for Crohn's Disease 4/16/2007 2:11:16 AM
Reliant Technologies, Inc. Announces Over $1 Million Joint Research and Development Program with Massachusetts General Hospital 4/10/2007 1:51:55 PM
Harvard University Researchers Show Specially Formulated High EPA Omega-3 Supplement Effective as a Stand-Alone Treatment for Children with Bipolar Disorder, ADD 4/4/2007 12:48:45 PM
Massachusetts General Hospital Research Award Helps Women Establish Scientific Careers 2/27/2007 1:06:20 AM
Tiny Endoscope Images Hard-To-Reach Areas 10/19/2006 9:32:42 AM
Early Results Indicate Radiofreqency Ablation Useful In Treating Ovarian Cancer Metastasis 9/29/2006 9:46:37 AM
Massachusetts General Hospital And Harvard Medical School Select Illumina HumanHap300 BeadChips For Whole-Genome Association Study Of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 8/22/2006 11:05:42 AM
Two-Pronged Approach Best For Hair-Pulling Disorder 8/10/2006 12:17:40 PM
Hunt For DNA Amplified in Cancers Uncovers Important Target Gene 8/8/2006 11:18:56 AM
Key Fat And Cholesterol Cell Regulator Identified, Promising Target 8/3/2006 12:08:15 PM
1234567