About

WhatWe Do

Medical Center For Clinical Research is a multi-disciplinary clinical research site that brings many years of experience and leadership in the research community to the San Diego area. Our research site effectively combines strategic accelerated volunteer recruitment and retention with high-quality clinical trial conduct practices. Our approach is uncompromising – each study conducted at our site is carefully planned and executed according to protocol and regulations with superior quality.

 

OUR HISTORY

Medical Center For Clinical Research draws from decades of expertise of two veteran organizations in the medical and clinical research world — Wake Research and Medical Center For Clinical Research.

About Medical Center For Clinical Research

Since 1994, the Medical Center for Clinical Research (MCCR) has clinically tested and evaluated both new and previously approved medical treatments. With its roots in women’s health, MCCR has studied developed treatments for a wide variety of women’s health indications as well as numerous treatments for conditions affecting both men and women. Previous study conditions have included irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acne, migraine, overactive bladder, and benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH).

Director Dane M. Shipp, MD is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist and has specialized in the treatment of uterine fibroids, endometriosis, contraception, acne, migraines, obesity, dermatitis, sexual dysfunction, urology, vaccines, gastroenterology, and menopause. Dr. Shipp leads a well-trained medical staff, including a research site manager, a nurse-midwife, study coordinators, and laboratory personnel specially trained in phlebotomy and other technical procedures required for clinical trials. All staff members have expertise in the specific areas each study requires, ensuring a professional and successful experience.

Medical Center for Clinical Research is a part of the Wake Research organization of unified investigational sites.

About Wake Research
Wake Research is an organization of integrated investigational sites, committed to excellence, working closely with and meeting the needs of the biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Wake Research sites are fully equipped to meet the needs of sponsors and CROs in the conduct of Phase I-IV clinical trials in a large variety of indications.

Wake Research is known for effectively combining strategic volunteer recruitment and retention with high-quality clinical trial conduct, using standardized operating procedures and centralized marketing and advertising to ensure rapid subject enrollment. We have conducted over 5,900 research studies for hundreds of pharmaceutical sponsors and CROs since 1984. Our mission is to bring novel medications, biologics and devices through clinical research to as many people as possible while providing unparalleled service and exceptional value to clinical trial partners and stakeholders.

With more than 35 years of clinical research experience, MCCR has unmatched expertise in a majority of therapeutic areas, from lifestyle to chronic medical conditions.

 

Our research studies range from aesthetic dermatology and weight loss to men’s and women’s health issues … and more.

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Arizona
  • Tucson, AZ
California
  • Encino, CA
  • Los Alamitos, CA
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • San Diego, CA
Georgia
  • Atlanta, GA
North Carolina
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  • Raleigh, NC
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Nevada
  • Henderson, NV
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Tennessee
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Memphis, TN
Texas
  • Dallas, TX

Our Staff

“Our research professionals are dedicated to remaining on the cutting edge of medical discovery while providing excellent service and improving volunteer care. Our leadership, investigators and staff are experts in their respective fields of conducting the clinical trial process, recruitment and advertisement, and scientific thought leadership. We make confidentiality, accuracy and quality data the central focuses in every clinical trial or study.”

Clinical trials are such an important part of medical research. Your participation could help with the next medical breakthrough!