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Concentrics Research is a unique CRO specializing in late-stage
(Phase II-IV) research. With nearly 20 years of expertise in
clinical research and healthcare marketing research, we excel in
creating and executing custom research to meet your needs.
At Concentrics, we’re centered around you -- your
specific drug or device, your specific research needs, your
commercialization goals. No two studies are exactly the same. Our
staff of 75 specialists surrounds your team and your drug/device
with concentric circles of knowledge, experience, service, and
The discipline of good science combined with creative and
strategic thinking provides a powerful framework. We start with
your goals in mind and work backward from each of them to assure
that we have built innovative and effective solutions. Often these
goals can be integrated to save time and money.
At Concentrics, we look at your needs from a unique perspective
in order to find creative solutions. Thinking about your goals from
every angle allows us to explore a variety of possibilities.
Our company is unique, in that we have two distinctly different
and separate divisions in the same facility. The two divisions,
Clinical and Healthcare Marketing, operate independently. However,
we create an integrated team when the project requires elements of
both disciplines. The result is a powerful team for our clients.
Our integrated teams understand how to capitalize on early market
insights, which provides the framework necessary for successful
Clinical Research Division
At Concentrics, our staff has conducted over 600 clinical trials
in various therapeutic areas during the last 20 years. We offer a
wide range of CRO services in the area of clinical research.
- Phase IIb
- Phase III
- Phase IIIb
- Phase IV
Our Clinical Department has created an environment that attracts
and retains talented employees. Our research staff members have
multiple years of research experience, participate in regular
training including ICH/GCP guidelines, and several staff are CCRC
certified. Many staff members have worked in clinical site
management early in their careers, allowing them to relate and
understand the needs of the sites.
Healthcare Marketing Research
At Concentrics, our Healthcare Marketing Research Department is
well-versed in conducting custom research. By starting with your
goals in mind, our team work backwards to create innovative and
effective solutions to your research needs. We offer the following
study types to our clients:
- Qualitative Research
- Quantitative Research
- Comprehension Testing
- OTC Label
- Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) and Patient Package Insert
- Medication Guide
- Supplemental Educational Materials
- Claims Substantiation
- Perception Testing
- Healthcare Provider Research
- Home Use Studies
At Concentrics, we have been working on switch studies for
nearly 20 years. In recent years, we have worked on nearly 75% of
the successful switch programs.
- Dose Ranging Studies
- Safety and Efficacy Trials
Behavioral Testing Services:
- Self-Selection Trials (Self-Recognition, Self-Diagnosis,
- Actual Use Studies (Studies on Allcomers & Special
Healthcare Marketing Research Services:
- Label Design Consultation
- Label Comprehension Studies
- Patient Package Insert, Supplemental Materials Comprehension
- Consumer Insights Testing
Integrated Clinical/Healthcare Marketing
We harnessed the power of combining the disciplines of clinical
research with the components of healthcare marketing research. The
integration of these two departments results in a powerful team for
our clients. As a result of years of experience, our integrated
teams understand how to capitalize on early market insights, which
provides the framework necessary for successful product
We conduct a variety of studies in the area of integrated
clinical/healthcare marketing research.
- Use Studies with IND drugs
- Volumetric Forecasting with IND drugs
- Sensory Testing
- Consumer Insights Testing
As a value-added service to our clients, our internal Quality
Assurance Department routinely audits our work to ensure quality
excellence in the trial.
Our research site is unique in that we have the flexibility to
conduct independent clinical research and specialized custom
Our research staff members have multiple years of research
experience, participate in regular training including ICH/GCP
guidelines, and several staff are CCRC certified. Core staff
includes 4 nurses, 2 study coordinators, 2 research assistants, 10
physicians and 4 dental hygienists.
Our Team is able to pretest your design, study flow, and
questionnaire before launching a full-scale study. This allows our
clients to readjust the design and other study elements prior to
study initiation. This can often result in savings in time and
money for our clients.
Over the years, Concentrics has completed more than 700 studies
in a variety of therapeutic categories. While realizing that we are
not experts in all therapeutic areas, we possess experience in the
- Drug Screening
- Nicotine Replacement
- Dietary Supplement
- Fat Substitutes
- Weight Management
- Weight Management
Central Nervous System
- Pain Management
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Sore Throat
- Topical Analgesic
- Bacterial Vaginosis
- Birth Control
- Feminine Hygiene
- Female Sexual Dysfunction
- Hormone Replacement
- Menstrual Dysfunction
- Home Testing Devices
- Toxic Shock Syndrome
- Vaginal Yeast Infection
- Joint Support (brace)
- Joint Flexibility
- Topical Analgesic
- Cavity Prevention
- Mouth Sores
- Tartar Control
- Teeth Whitening
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Cedar Allergies
- Cold/Flu Symptoms
- Nasal Allergies
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Urinary Incontinence
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Acne Vulgaris
- Allergic Hives
- Athlete’s Foot
- Atopic Dermatitis
- Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
- Diaper Rash
- Female Facial Hair
- Skin Irritations-Rash
- Sun Exposure
- Dry Eyes
- Eye Allergies
For nearly 20 years, Concentrics has worked with leading
pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutritional/dietary supplement, and
medical device companies to create and execute innovative
"You are the thinking CRO."
-Clinical Director, UK
"You don’t try to be everything. We come to you
for your expertise in late-stage research."
-Director, Medical/Clinical Development, U.S.
"You always come up with unique and
-Global Business Development, U.S.
"You project managers are stars."
-Senior Director, U.S.
Many of our clients are listed below:
- ACNielsen BASES
- American Bio Medica Corporation
- AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
- Avanir Pharmaceuticals
- Bausch & Lomb
- Bayer Consumer Care
- Bayer Pharmaceuticals
- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Boots Pharmaceutical
- Braintree Laboratories, Inc.
- Bristol-Myers Products
- Bristol-Myers Squibb
- Ciba-Giegy Corporation
- CIMA Labs, Inc.
- DMV International
- Eli Lilly & Company
- Ferndale Labs, Inc.
- Forest Laboratories, Inc.
- Futuro, Inc.
- Galderma Laboratories, Inc.
- GDS Diagnostics (Stanbio Laboratories)
- GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
- Gynavations, Inc. (NEBL)
- Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc.
- Hollister, Inc.
- J&J Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.
- Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products
- LifeScan, Inc.
- McNeil Consumer Healthcare
- Mead Johnson Nutritionals
- Merck & Company, Inc.
- Monaghan Medical Corporation
- Novartis Consumer Healthcare
- Nutrilite Division, Amway Corporation
- Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.
- Perrigo Company
- Personal Products Company
- Pharmacia & Upjohn
- Pharmacia Consumer Healthcare
- Reckitt Benckiser, PLC
- Rexall Sundown
- Rhone-Poulenc Rorer
- Roche Consumer Health
- Roche Pharmaceuticals
- Ross Laboratories
- RW Johnson Research Institute
- Schering-Plough HealthCare Products
- Serono Laboratories, Inc.
- Solvay Pharmaceuticals
- TAP Pharmaceutical Products, Inc.
- The Upjohn Company
- Wyeth Consumer Healthcare
- Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories
- Zeneca Pharmaceuticals
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Indianapolis, IN 46240
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