Einstein Clinical Research, Inc.

Center Information

Marilyn Moran
Director of Research
Einstein Clinical Research, Inc.
Located in:
Lancaster, SC 29720
877-258-8017 (fax)
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Einstein Clinical has partnered with the leading cardiology group in Lancaster and together works towards helping patients achieve the best possible outcome while participating in research studies. The practice is comprised of 5 cardiologists (2 Interventional) with a patient database of over 15,000 patients. Our Principal Investigator is a board certified senior cardiologist that has over 15 years of experience with both device and pharmaceutical research experience. The location is within 1 mile of Springs Memorial Hospital. The practice is fully equipped with the latest cardiovascular technology and has complete a complete set of SOPs and calibration records. The staff is experienced with long term cardiovascular outcome studies and are fully trained in GCP and ICH guidelines (CITI transcelerate) as well as HIPPA. There are two research study coordinators and a quality assurance RN that has complete oversight of all of the protocols

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 25
Number of Studies Actually Completed: 23
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 15000
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 1 Business Day(s)
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 18
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 87%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 100%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

ACRP Certifications

Clinical Research Experience

Highly Specialized areas of expertise:

  • Cardiovascular (long term outcome studies)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Moderate to Complex studies:

  • Pk studies
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Afib studies
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Registry studies
  • Obesity
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertension
  • High Cholesterol
  • Type II Diabetes
  • COPD
  • Cardiovascular Device studies

Facility Description

  • Access to 3/4 bed Facility
  • -20° Freezer
  • Emergency Crash Cart
  • Electrocardiogram Machines
  • Digital Vital Signs Monitors
  • Fully Equipped Laboratory
  • Refrigerators for specimens
  • Centrifuges
  • Pharmacy/Drug Storage Room with refrigerator
  • Conference Room
  • Monitoring Rooms
  • 15 Patient Examination Rooms
  • Recreation/TV Rooms
  • Admission Area
  • Outpatient/Screening Area
  • 12 lead EKG
  • CLIA Waiver
  • Dry Ice
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Cholesterol Management
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Duplex Ultrasonography
  • Echocardiography
  • Holter/ Event Monitor
  • NuclearStressTesting
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Sleep Studies
  • Vascular Studies

Investigator Experience

Multiple PI's with combined research experience of over 25 years. Board Certified, CITI trained and experts in the field of cardiology and research. Board Certified Sleep Specialists with a bedded facility that caters to overnight stays.

Staff Expertise

Dr. Vipul Shah and Shannon Cervantes (PI and CRC)

Freda Usher, LPN (CRC)

Marilyn Moran, BS, MBA
25 years clinical research experience

Dr. Vipul Shah, M.D. - 15 years research experience - PI
Dr. Deepak Shah, M.D. - 5 years research experience - Sub-I
Freda Usher, L.P.N. - 10 years research experience - CRC
Shannon Cervantes, M.A. - 2 years research experience - CRC

Patient Demographics

22.7% African American
74.6% White
0.12% Native American
0.88% Asian
0.04% Pacific Islander
1.15% from other races
0.78% from two or more races
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.25% of the population

Other Information

Utilize only Central IRB's
IRB turnaround 24 hours
Budget and Contract 48 hours
Rapid Study Start-Up
Accurate Feasibility data
Rapid Enrollment
Clean data