Altru's Research Department
The Altru Research Department was opened in 1993 to provide an opportunity for patients in our service area to benefit from new and unavailable treatments for their health conditions. Altru currently conducts clinical and original research studies. There have been over 1,000 studies completed at Altru Health System (AHS). Research has been conducted in the following areas: biomedical research, health services, general medicine, cardiology, vascular disease, diabetes, renal disease, and neurology.
The Research Staff and Physicians are knowledgeable and experienced in research process and regulations. We are committed to adhere to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines that assures the rights, safety and well-being of trial subjects are protected and the clinical trial data is credible. We use our corporate subscription with CITI program to maintain compliance with GCP training and certifications. All research staff have ACRP memberships and maintain good standings with professional research organizations.
Learn more about current clinical trials.