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Research Center Profile:
Medical Affiliated Research Center, Inc.

Center Information

Sherry Brooks
Director of Research
Medical Affiliated Research Center, Inc.
303 Williams Ave., Suite 512
Huntsville, AL 35801
USA
256-533-6603
256-564-7150 (fax)
clinicaltrials@marc-research.com
www.marc-research.com
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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Musculoskeletal
Urology

Center Overview

Medical Affiliated Research Center, Inc. (MARC) is a multi-specialty research center that conducts phases II, III and IV clinical trials. MARC has 7500 square feet devoted to clinical trials. The research staff includes two urologists, gastroenterologists, family practice physicians, and one registered dietician,. We have 5clinical research coordinators, including one nurse practitioner, with experience ranging from 1 to 14 years. Four of the clinical research coordinators are certified. Our support staff includes a business manager, recruitment manager, regulatory specialist, lab technician, administrative assistants, recruitment specialists, marketing specialist, and a receptionist. MARC has a large research database of over 30,000 patients. We are located .3 tenths of a mile from Huntsville Hospital and utilize their emergency services.

Dr. James G. McMurray, a well-known Urologist in Huntsville since 1974, founded MARC. MARC became incorporated in 1995 where Sherry Brooks has served as Director of Research for eighteen years. Sherry Brooks has thirteen years of research experience and is a main component to the tremendous growth and development, as well as, the wide notoriety of MARC.

MARC is a well-known research center both in the local community and the industry due to its reputation for extensively trained employees who are devoted to the highest standards of patient care at all times. Our entire staff is committed to producing highly effective and efficient data in an effort to facilitate FDA approval and bring new treatment options to the market.

Clinical Research Experience

Total Number of Trials: > 511

Facility Description

Equipment
Secure Drug Storage, Work Area For CRA, Conference Room, Secure Record Storage, Centrifuge On Site, Phlebotomy, Freezer (-20°F), Freezer (-70°F), Dedicated Refrigerator, ECG, X-Ray, Full Laboratory, Urine Laboratory, AUDIO Suite, Doppler, ECG Ambulatory, Spirometry, Uroflow, Ultrasound, Rigiscan, Polysomnography.

Closest Major Airport
Huntsville International Airport

Points of Interest
Medical Affiliated Research Center, Inc. is located in Huntsville, Alabama, near the Huntsville Space & Rocket Center.

Investigator Experience

Medical Director
James G. McMurray, MD

Principal Investigator(s):
American Board of Family Practice
Timothy M. Howard, MD
Family Practice

Michael F. Carter, MD
Family Practice

American Board of Urology
James G. McMurray, MD
Urology

Joseph A. Pettus, MD
Urology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Suresh Karne, MD
Gastroenterology

Patient Demographics

    Ages
    0-11
    12-17
    18-44
    45-64
    65-74
    75+
    Total:
    Males
    51
    147
    1422
    5004
    2759
    3857
    13240
    Females
    77
    336
    4277
    8038
    2849
    2495
    18072

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