QUEST Research Institute

Center Information

Dolly Niles
QUEST Research Institute
28595 Orchard Lake Rd, Suite 301
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Healthy Volunteers
Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Weight Loss


QUEST Research Institute is based on a foundation of over twenty years of clinical research experience and the successful completion of over 400 Phase I-IV clinical protocols. It is the first independent dedicated research center of its kind to offer southeastern Michigan access to promising medications under strict safety guidelines. QUEST Research Institute extends a wide range of research services to area physicians and hospitals offering a true team approach. Each research study is carefully planned and conducted to accommodate sponsor expectations and deadlines, never compromising patient care.

QUEST Research Sponsor Services:

  • Qualified investigator selection
  • Aggressive Patient Recruitment / Retention
  • Experienced nurse study coordinators
  • Pre-study market research
  • Rapid regulatory document turnaround
  • Protocol-specific source documents
  • Rigorous internal quality assurance
  • Data management
  • On -site overnight and extended stay facilities
  • Ability to utilize central IRB
  • 24 hour on-call service

QUEST Research Physician Services:

  • Qualified research personnel support
  • Clinical protocol recruitment
  • Protocol design and development
  • Assistance in IND submissions
  • Medical writing and publications
  • Patient referral system
  • 24 hour on-call nursing coverage
  • Patient progress reports and test results

QUEST Research Volunteer Patient Services:

  • Access to promising medications
  • Study medications and evaluations available at no cost
  • Financial reimbursement for time and travel
  • Caring and competent research staff
  • 24 hour nursing on-call coverage
  • All evaluations and testing within close proximity
  • Flexible office hours / Walk-ins welcome
  • Physician referral service


Over the past twenty years, the founders of QUEST ResearchInstitute have conducted over 400 successful Phase I-IV clinical trials, working closely with the National Institutes of Health, pharmaceutical companies, and Contract Research Organizations that include:

  • Abbott Labs
  • Allergan
  • Amgen
  • Barton Polansky
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Burroughs Wellcome
  • Ciba-Geigy
  • Concepts in Pharmaceutical Research
  • Corning Besselaar
  • Duke University
  • Eisai
  • Eli Lilly
  • Fujisawa Pharmaceuticals
  • G.D. Searle
  • Genentech
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Glaxo Wellcome
  • Hoechst Rousell Pharmaceuticals
  • Hoffman LaRoche
  • ICON Clinical Research
  • Immunex Corporation
  • Impax Pharmaceuticals
  • JJ-Merck
  • Janssen Research Foundation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lederle Laboratories
  • Lundbeck AG
  • MTRA
  • Merck
  • Merck Sharpe & Dohme
  • McNeil Pharmaceuticals
  • Neuroderm
  • Novavax
  • Norwich-Eaton Pharmaceuticals
  • Parke-Davis Research
  • Pfizer
  • Pharmacia & Upjohn
  • PPD Pharmaco
  • Quintiles BRI
  • RW Johnson PRI
  • Rhone Poulenc Rorer
  • Roche Laboratories
  • Sage Pharmaceuticals
  • Sandoz Research Institute
  • Schering-Plough Research
  • SmithKline Beecham
  • Squibb ER & Sons
  • Syntex Laboratories
  • ViroPharma
  • Warner-Lambert
  • Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories
  • Xenoport
  • Zeneca Pharmaceuticals


QUEST Research Institute partners with many area physicians and hospitals to manage successful clinical trials. Primarily outpatient / ambulatory based, QUEST continues to focus on the following therapeutic areas:



QUEST Research Institute’s central location in Farmington Hills serves as the administrative offices as well as the clinical site for Phase I - IV trials, including research pharmacy, inpatient rooms, and laboratory facilities. Two large conference rooms are available for monitors to comfortably review cases in a quiet and spacious work environment. The oncology clinic is located in the Rose Cancer Center in Royal Oak.

QUEST Research Institute is centrally located within a diverse metropolitan Detroit area patient community. Located in a suburb of Detroit, QUEST Research Institute offers a safe and easily accessible environment. Our site is approximately 20-30 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Contact Center

If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss clinical trials, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.