Irene Axelrod BA, RN. CCRC, President
Director of Operations
Boston Clinical Trials
26 Cummins Highway
Boston, MA 02131
Boston Clinical Trials (BCT) is an independent multi-specialty women-owned/operated clinical research center.
At BCT, we are committed to providing the highest quality data – fast. In all studies we participated, we met, and in many far exceeded, enrollment targets. Internal quality control and close cooperation with study monitors have earned us the highest quality marks from the sponsors who work with us.
We have conducted over 200 studies for all major pharmaceutical companies and CROs. We specialize in the following therapeutical areas:
Partial List of Studies BCT Conducted
We are committed to the highest data quality standards. Since BCT is typically one of the highest enrollers, we are audited by Sponsors/CROs at least 3-4 times every year - with only minor (if any at all) findings. BCT was audited by FDA in April 2006 - with NO findings
Boston Clinical Trials conducts Phase II - IV trials clinical trials in the following therapeutic areas:
We have conducted trials for all major pharmaceutical companies and CROs.
Newly renovated 5,000 sq.ft. facility specially designed for clinical research. In addition to study coordinators’ rooms, BCT has:
Equipment (calibrated annually)
BCT has established effective working relationships with providers of the following diagnostic services:
BCT is utilizing paper source documents for all studies. All data is entered electronically in Sponsors’ electronic systems. BCT staff is certified to use most electronic data collection systems, i.e., In-Form, Oracle, Medidata, Rave.
BCT office is equipped with high-speed, secure Wi-Fi Internet
Safety and Security
The entrance doors are equipped with electronic locks which are operated by assigned electronic Key Cards. Security cameras are installed on all floors and around drug storage rooms.
All BCT visitors (including monitors and auditors) are required to sign in. Study subjects are never left unattended on BCT premises and are escorted out of the study rooms at the end of appointments.
Only designated staff members have security codes access the drug storage rooms.
Principle Investigators and Staff
Principal Investigators are active medical practitioners, either in specialized solo practices or partners in well-established group practices. All PIs are Board-certified and have 12-15 years of clinical research experience in addition to general medical experience.
Robert Bargar, M.D.
Director of Internal Medicine
Irina Mezhebovsky, M.D.
Director of Psychiatry Research
Carmel Heinsohn, MD
Investigator in Psychiatry Research
Arkadiy Stolyar, MD
Director of Psychiatry/Neurology
Luba Rosen, MD
David R. Staskin, MD
Director of Urology
Brian Lester, MD
Investigator, Dermatology Research
All BCT Investigators and staff are trained yearly on GCP (certificates available)
All study coordinators are HAZMAT certified
BCT Clinical Coordinators are Registered Nurses averaging 7 years of clinical research experience. Each of the Clinical coordinators is fully trained in GCP and HIPPA. As a rule, Clinical Research Coordinators work on no more than two trials at a time. This ensures thorough preparation, rapid patient recruitment, practically around the clock availability to patients and monitors, and timely document submission.
BCT is located in the center of the popular Roslindale Square neighborhood of the City of Boston
BCT has developed and is actively maintaining the patient database of over 8,000 patients.