Clinical Trial Resource Center


Clinical Trial Resource Center

Research Center Profile:
Beyer Research

Center Information

Lucy Wright Pelletier
Director of Clinical Research
Beyer Research
7110 Stadium Dr.
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
USA
(269) 372-7800
(269) 372-7801 (fax)
lwpelletier@beyerresearch.com
www.beyerresearch.com/
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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dermatology
Devices
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Immunology
Internal Medicine
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Trauma (Emergency, Injury, Surgery)
Urology

Center Overview

Beyer Research is a privately owned, full-time dedicated state-of-the-art research facility that has been conducting clinical trials since 2000. We are conveniently located in Kalamazoo, MI near two major intra-state highways and less than 10 minutes from Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport. Beyer Research is committed to quality assurance and patient safety.

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: >150
Number of Studies Actually Completed: >150
Number of Active Patients in the Database: >3,000
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 1 Week(s)
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 25
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 75%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 98%

Clinical Research Experience

Since 2000, Beyer Research has conducted Phase II-IV clinical trials in the following therapeutic areas:

  • Contraceptives (pill, patch, and IUD)
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Pain Control & Pain Management
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Opioid-Induced Constipation
  • Hypertension and Pre-Hypertension
  • Migraines
  • Anemia
  • Infectious Disease
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menopause/Hot Flashes
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Hyposexual Desire Disorder (HSDD)
  • Vaginal Prolapse Repair Surgery
  • Vaginitis/Vaginosis
  • HPV Infections
  • Endometriosis
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • Nocturia
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Asthma
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Tension Headaches

Facility Description

Beyer Research boasts a spacious 7,000 sq. ft. newly constructed research facility.

We specialize in Phase II-IV outpatient clinical trials.

We currently have 5 exam rooms and 2 procedure rooms in which we perform the following procedures:

  • Transvaginal Ultrasounds
  • 3D Ultrasounds
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Essure
  • SIS (Saline Infused Sonohystogram)
  • Colposcopy
  • UDS (Urodynamics Testing)
  • Cystoscopy
  • Post-Void Residual (bladder) Ultrasound
  • Cryoablations
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Hysteroscope D&C

For Our Monitors

  • Extra- large monitoring area with access to copy/scanner/fax
  • High speed wireless internet with option to use ethernet cable
  • Within 20 minutes of Kalamazoo Airport
  • Within 60 minutes of Gerald Ford International Airport
  • Minutes from I-94 and US-131
  • Multiple restaurant and lodging choices within a 15 mile radius

Our Site's Amenities

  • Large Research Database of >3,000 potential subjects
  • Receptive, diverse and extensive patient population
  • Patient-preferred practice
  • GDUFA Self-Identified with experience in generics/biosimilars
  • Able to use any Central IRB
  • CLIA certified laboratory
  • Secure -20 freezer
  • Secure refrigerated storage
  • Secure ambient storage (double-lock included)
  • 24 Hour min/max temperature monitoring with state of the art alert system
  • Access to dry ice
  • MAC 1200 ECG
  • All equipment calibrated on a regular schedule.
  • Solid relationship with other health facilities (radiology, GI centers, etc.) in order to provide diagnostic tests other than those that can be performed on-site.
  • Located less than 15 miles from 2 major hospitals (Bronson Hospital, Borgess Hospital). We are located just two miles from access to DXA scans, CT scans, mammograms, and MRIs.

Investigator Experience

Our primary Principal Investigator is Dr. Roger Beyer, M.D., Ph.D, F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Beyer has the following Certifications:

2006 Certified Physician Investigator, Association of Clinical Research Professionals
1985 Fellow, Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Beyer is also an active member in the following Professional Societies:

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists;
  • Association of Clinical Research Professionals;
  • American Urogynecologic Society;
  • International Urogynecological Association;
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Fellow;

    View Dr. Beyer's full CV

  • International Society for Study of Women’s Sexual Health;
  • American Medical Association;
  • Michigan State Medical Society;
  • Van Buren County Medical Society

Dr. Beyer has been involved in research for over 35 years and has had several dozen publications, abstracts, and posters published to his credit.

Beyer Research also has three full-time Sub-Investigators who are licensed Nurse Practitioners and have a combined 18 years experience in conducting clinical research trials.

Staff Expertise

Our Staff

  • Multiple on-site, full time Sub-Investigators with >20 years combined research experience
  • CCRC/Site Director with over 20 years’ experience in multi-therapeutic research
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinators
  • Dedicated Regulatory Coordinator
  • Fast turn-around of contracts, budgets, regulatory submissions
  • Dedicated Research Assistants
  • Certified Phlebotomist on staff
  • Certified ECG Tech on staff
  • IATA certified staff
  • Annual CITI training
  • Strict internal QA process and SOPS
  • RDC experience (Inform, Medidata, Rave, Oracle, Data Labs and more)
  • Electronic and IVRS patient diary experience
  • ECG central reader experience

Patient Demographics

Kalamazoo County is home to over 248,000 residents.

  • 51.5 % are female
  • 22.1 % are under age 18
  • 12.1 % are over age 65
  • 84.9 % are of white ethnicity
  • 10.1 % are of African-American ethnicity
  • 3.6 % are of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
  • Information from 2009 U.S. Census Bureau

    Other Information

    Beyer Research uses primarily a central IRB

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