Clinical Research Unit

The gateway to patient-centered researchAbout CRU

The Clinical Research Unit (CRU) supports observational and interventional trials including the management of subject enrollment and consent, regulatory requirements, clinical data collection, and biospecimens. The CRU supports the Department of Surgery’s partnered research across the rare disease space, with a specific focus in pediatric brain tumors, epilepsy, and fetal birth defects such as craniofacial abnormalities.

Focus Area 1 

  • Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors + Adult Brain Tumors

Focus Area 2 

  • Brain tumors + Epilepsy
  • Brain tumors + Fetal Birth Defects

Focus Area 3

  • Brain Tumors + Craniofacial Birth Defects
  • Brain Tumors + Cardiac Birth Defects

 

Current Research: