Research Center Profile:
InSite Clinical Research
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InSite Clinical Research was established in 2004 and its presence has grown significantly in the community along with a dedicated staff of Doctors, Nurses and Clinical Staff.
We provide proficiency in conducting Clinical Research Trials. INCR is committed to the ethical performance of clinical research studies. Using GCP guidelines, our site strives to complete studies in a timely, moral, and professional manner. Patient care & safety is our primary focus.
Quality data, positive marks from our CRAs, and successful sponsor audits prove that InSite Clinical Research is an excellent site poised for further contribution to the development of more effective drug therapies.
Highlighting our attention to detail, leadership, experience, amenities, and uncompromising dedication to our subjects, our community and our sponsors, InSite Clinical Research would be a solid selection for Phase I-IV CNS/Psychiatric Disorder trials.
We truly believe in : "Serving the Community through Research".
InSite Clincial Research provides sponsors exposure to over 15 years of clinical research experience, along with a staff of certified, professional study coordinators. Our strict adherence to study protocols is creditable. InSite Clinical Research conducts Phase I-IV Drug Trials. In most cases we have met and exceeded initial recruitment goals and have produced quality data in all.
Sponsors/CRO’s w ith whom we have worked:
Bristol Myers Squibb
Johnson & Johnson
Cognitive Research Corporation
to name a few
Areas of Interest and Clinical Experience include:
Schizophrenia - Acute
Schizophrenia - Negative Symptoms
Schizophrenia - Relapse Prevention
Schizophrenia - Cognitive Function
Depression - Major/Severe
Depression - Relapse Prevention
Depression - Treatment Resistant
Depression - Psychotic Features
Anxiety - General
Anxiety - Social
Anxiety - PTSD
Bipolar Disorder - Manic/Mixed/Depressed
Pain - Fibromylagia
Pain - Migraine
Pain - Osteoarthritis
Pain - Chronic Non Cancer
Sleep - PSG
Male & Female Health
Some of our amenities include:
Fully staffed dedicated 14 bed Research Unit
Temperature controlled centrifuge
Ambient and refrigerated centrifuge
-20 degree freezer
Secure and temperature sensitive drug storage
Rapid access to emergency facilities
Internal Medicine Doctor, on call
Transportation available for subjects
Highspeed internet access, including wireless for EDC
We have recently opened a Phase I building which will allow us to conduct Phase I studies as well as other early Phase inpatient studies. The new facility has all the equipment listed above plus PSG capabilities, and the items listed below.
-20 and -70 freezer with temperature control and monitoring
Experienced Phase I staff with PK sampling experience
Close to emergency facility at Charlton Methodist Hospital, DeSoto
Space/Room for CRAs with high speed internet access
Regularly calibrated/synchronized instruments
12 beds plus 2 State of the Art Sleep Labs
Pleasant surrounding in a newly constructed building
Secure IP storage
Back up Generator
Staff is highly qualified and trained and have a number of years experience in Clinical Research and Phase I activities.
Raj Shiwach, MD
Dr. Shiwach was trained in Psychiatry in the U.K. (Liverpool, Oxford, and Maudsley) and at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, where he later served as a member of the faculty. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry & Neurology, 1998, Texas/U.S.A., Recertification – Mar 08, Board Eligible - Forensic Psychiatry, Working towards Board eligibility in Sleep Medicine.
He has extensive experience in Research and has over 40 peer review publications. As a Medical Director of Research at Terrell State Hospital, Dr. Shiwach managed the Research facility for five years and did several trials as PI (over 20+ industry sponsored clinical drug trials in Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression).
Dr. Shiwach entered the private sector in 2003 and currently heads a successful Research Site - InSite Clinical Research in Desoto, Texas . The main focus is on Adult, Adolescent & Geriatric CNS studies -Phase I to Phase IV.
Suresh Sureddi, MD
Dr Sureddi is trained in Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas and The New England Medical Center, Boston MA. He has over 10 years of clinical experience and 8 years of Research experience. He is the Medical Director of Life Path Systems in Plano, Tx and a Member of Faculty at UT Southwester, Dallas, Tx.
Chad Sawyer, PMHNP-BC
Chad Sawyer has been a part of InSite Clinical Research since 2008. He is multi faceted and has over 4 years of clinical experience. He worked at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD – Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit as the Lead Psychometrician/Research Supervisor/Research Program Coordinator.
Our dedicated and committed Research Team includes:
5 Experienced and Certified Clinical Research Coordinators which include 1 licensed nurse
1 Study Nurse
1 Nurse Practioner
2 Recruitment Coordinators
3 Registered Phlebotomists
4 Qualified Raters
2 Lab Technicians/Research Assistants
All staff is CPR certified.
We also have access to medical doctors for consults and imaging/diagnostic centers if needed
2 Experienced Internal Medicine Doctors
The site currently maintains access to several community mental health clinics, mental health boarding homes or halfway houses, and private psychiatric hospitals. We are located in a medical plaza surrounded by different sub-specialties of medicine and we are extending our scope of research indications to include internal medicine (hypertension, diabetes, arthritis etc.).
Located just south of Dallas, Texas, and minutes away from the mid-cities, INCR’s database from research and clinical practice and advertising through radio, newspaper, TV and flyer campaigns have proven to be particularly effective when targeting specific populations and demographics. We have an accessible database of patients with schizophrenia, mood disorders, Migraines, Alzeihmer's Disease, to name a few .
The overall recruiting strategies employed at InSite Clinical Research have enabled us to meet or exceed every contracted target received from sponsors. In many cases, we are among the top enrollers in the country.
We utilize central IRB’s and Central Labs. We also have access to a local lab if needed.
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