Office of Clinical Trials
Einstein-Montefiore Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Montefiore Medical Center (West Campus)
Moses Research Tower
111 E. 210th St 8th Floor
Bronx, NY 10467
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research, and clinical investigations. In September 2015, Montefiore Health System assumed full operational control of Einstein. Together, Einstein-Montefiore advances clinical and translational research to accelerate the pace at which new discoveries become the treatments and therapies that benefit patients. Combining nationally recognized clinical excellence with a population health perspective that focuses on the comprehensive needs of the communities it serves, Einstein-Montefiore delivers coordinated, compassionate, science-driven care where, when and how patients need it most. Montefiore Health System is comprised of over 2,400 providers and spans 11 hospitals, including the Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, and more than 200 outpatient ambulatory care sites. Montefiore’s partnership with Einstein advances clinical and translational research to accelerate the pace at which new discoveries become the treatments and therapies that benefit patients. The health system derives its inspiration for excellence from its patients and community, and continues to be on the front lines of developing innovative approaches to care.
While education is at the heart of Einstein’s mission, it is biomedical research that drives the College of Medicine’s growth. Einstein’s relationship with Montefiore supports a longstanding focus on bench-to-bedside research, through which discoveries in Einstein’s laboratories lead to therapies and treatments for patients on an accelerated timetable.
Long a national leader in biomedical research support from the Federal government, Einstein received $178 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health during 2019. This includes the funding for major research centers at Einstein in aging, intellectual development disorders, diabetes, cancer, clinical and translational research, liver disease and AIDS. Other areas of focus include developmental brain research, neuroscience, cardiac disease, and initiatives to reduce and eliminate ethnic and racial health disparities.
Einstein also was the only New York City institution selected to participate in the Federal government’s landmark Women’s Health Initiative, and it is currently one of just four sites nationwide taking part in a large-scale study of the health status of the Hispanic/Latino community in the Bronx, supported by the NIH. The following are NIH Designated Centers:
The Einstein-Montefiore collaboration includes four jointly run Centers of Excellence and is further strengthened by the dual appointments of faculty and physicians across both institutions – enhancing synergies in research, teaching and patient care. The Montefiore-Einstein Centers of Excellence are:
Einstein-Montefiore Research & Treatment Milestones:
Founded on the partnership between Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, the ICTR has helped cement collaboration in clinical and translation research since 2007. The ICTR is a member of the nationwide Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) consortium, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The CTSA is designed to break down barriers that inhibit cross-disciplinary, bidirectional research from the laboratory to the clinic and back again. The mission of the Einstein-Montefiore ICTR is to:
In 2011, Montefiore was recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as a Pioneer Accountable Care Organization for the formation of highly integrated teams of health professionals managing care around the patient- focusing on communication, coordination, engagement, and prevention to provide higher quality care while reducing costs.
Montefiore Medical Center is ranked #6 in New York, and Nationally Ranked in 9 adult specialties and 6 children’s specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report 2019. The hospital is rated high performing in 1 adult specialty (orthopedics) and 4 adult procedures/conditions, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, heart failure, and knee replacement.
Clinical Research Center
The Clinical Research Center (CRC) is equipped to provide study researchers with an infrastructure for studies of normal and abnormal body function and for investigation of the cause, progression, prevention, control, and cure of human disease. The Clinical Research Center units are dedicated to state-of-the-art investigator-initiated research on both Einstein and Moses campuses. The units provide staff and dedicated space for adult and pediatric studies. Facilities are available for physical exams, procedures, private interviews, and most types of data collection.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is comprised of 2,153 faculty members with international recognition and known as prominent leaders in their respective fields. These outstanding physicians and scientists are responsible for unparalleled scientific innovation and first-class application of medicine, having published 3,292 papers in peer-reviewed journals in 2018.
The research staff has extensive experience in conducting clinical research projects, including, but not limited to, study coordination, data management, human subject protection, study monitoring, contract negotiation, budget development, regulatory oversight, clinical project management, database development, data and safety monitoring community engagement, and regulatory affairs.