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Altru's Research Center

Altru's Research Center has extensive knowledge and experience in the research process and its regulations.

Our researchers adhere to all good clinical practice guidelines and work closely with principal investigators and staff to assure research patients are safe and treated with respect and dignity.

Support Tools

Altru's clinical research support tools include:

  • ACRP Certified study coordinators
  • Electronic and paper medical records
  • Experienced pharmacists with clinical studies
  • Experienced physicians as clinical investigators
  • Local IRB
  • Locked drug and storage facilities with limited access
  • Patient database

Sponsored by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, is a comprehensive clinical trial resource.

Benefits and Outcomes

Patients participating in research studies at Altru receive the following benefits and outcomes:

  • Allows providers to remain in touch with the latest approaches to care
  • Provides access to medications and treatments that are not generally available yet
  • Focuses on health care issues specific to our region
  • Provides an opportunity for providers and community members to learn more about factors in health and disease
  • Improved quality of care

Contact Us

Altru Health System, Research
1200 South Columbia Road
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Phone: 701.780.5195
Fax: 701.780.4017
Altru Cancer Center
960 South Columbia Road
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Phone: 701.780.5400
Fax: 701.780.4028
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