Segal Trials Acquires New Studies with Schedule 1 DEA License and Continues to Expand its Network of Inpatient and Outpatient Facilities
NORTH MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Segal Trials, a privately held network of research sites throughout South Florida and South Carolina conducting Phase I–IV trials, has been named one of seven sites to begin a Phase II study of psilocybin—a psychedelic prodrug compound—for major depressive disorder (MDD). Segal Trials holds a Schedule 1 DEA License and will be taking part in Usona Institute's Phase II PSIL201 study investigating the safety and efficacy of psilocybin for MDD.
"Today we are experiencing a depression epidemic, and as part of the medical community it is our duty to help and work alongside pharmaceutical companies to safely test and validate the impacts of new treatments," said Bonnie Segal, Co-Founder and President of Segal Trials. "Psychedelics are one of the oldest substances known to mankind, used to alter mental states. In the world we live in today and with the available medications in the market, we owe it to ourselves and the next generation to be testing, with rigor, new ways to treat depression."
Over the years Segal Trials has grown into one of the premier, privately held clinical trial sites in the U.S., with six sites located in South Florida and Charleston, South Carolina focusing on mental health and women's health; and has been awarded groundbreaking studies that will change the landscape of medicine. The newest addition to the network in Miami Lakes, FL is a state-of-the-art clinical research facility, specializing in early phase, inpatient and outpatient trials, focusing on patients with psychiatric, neurologic, and general medical conditions.
The facility has 29 research beds, a centralized nursing station, lab processing area, and pharmacy, along with amenities that include a recreational area, an outdoor monitored courtyard, retention tools, secured access and alarmed doors, televisions in every room, monitored wi-fi, and internet access, with the ability to segregate populations by wing. It is staffed by an experienced team of professionals and a robust support team providing quality control, recruitment support, operational expertise, and private transportation to ensure the highest quality of services is provided to our clients.
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