Research

 

Troy Internal Medicine, P.C.
Research Department

4550 Investment Drive, Suite 210
Troy, MI 48098
Phone: (248) 312-0025     Fax: (248)-312-0026
E-mail: research@troyinternalmedicine.com

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OVERVIEW
Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department, established in June, 2000 is an independent clinical trials center located in suburban Troy, Michigan. The primary focus of Troy Internal Medicine Research is Phase 2 A & B, Phase 3 A & B and Phase 4 clinical trials for pharmaceuticals. Our chief areas of expertise are: diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, osteoarthritis, weight loss, osteoporosis, erectile dysfunction, cancer prevention and metabolic syndrome. Our chief areas of expertise are: diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, osteoarthritis, weight loss, osteoporosis, erectile dysfunction, cancer prevention and metabolic syndrome. Our staff is also experienced with trials for seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, anti-infectives for bronchitis, sinusitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and trials for migraine headache, anxiety, GERDS, gout and vaccines.

MISSION
Our mission is to provide the highest quality, efficiency and professionalism in the conduct of clinical research, with special emphasis on compassionate care of human subjects.

RECRUITMENT AND ENROLLMENT
Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department maintains a large active database of subjects who are interested in volunteering for clinical trials, or who have been compliant participants in the past. The database is further enhanced by referrals from physician sub-investigators who actively participate in screening subjects for clinical trials based on protocol specific inclusion/exclusion criteria. We have full time recruiters to screen our patient base.

Meeting our enrollment goals and successful completion of trials are key features of Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department. Over-enrollment is not unusual.

FACILITY
Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department is comprised of a dedicated 3,000 sq. ft. clinical trials unit with 6 exam rooms, on-site specimen processing lab, biological sample refrigerators/freezers, state of the art computer network, RDE access, adequate and secured record and drug storage.

CENTRAL LAB
Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department is able to work with any central IRB.

STAFF
Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department is under the direction of Neil Fraser, M.D., F.A.C.P. Dr. Fraser's primary board certification is in Internal Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College and has been conducting clinical trials since 1996. Additionally, 14 board certified primary care physicians collaborate with Dr. Fraser as sub-investigators.
Our staff includes seven full-time, dedicated, experienced, RN Study Coordinators, IRB Coordinator, Research Assistants, Data Processors, Medical Assistants, Recruiter, and Administrative Staff.

MONITORING
Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department is easily accessible to Detroit Metro Airport, which is 45 minutes away from the site. A comfortable, spacious conference room equipped with phone and copier/fax access makes monitoring a pleasure at Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department.

Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department also has the following ancillary services available:

  • Complete laboratory including gram stain, chemistries
  • Full x-ray capabilities (including digital mammography)
  • Ultrasound
  • Doppler
  • Echocardiogram
  • Bone densitometry
  • Treadmill
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • ECG
  • CT Scan
  • Access to PET Scans
  • Cardiac Calcium Scoring
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • MRI
  • Out-patient Surgical Center
  • Endoscopy
  • -70o freezer
  • -20o freezer
  • Centrifuge

The following subspecialties are located in this medical facility, which may aid in research trials:

  • Allergy/Asthma
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterolgy
  • General surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pharmacy
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery


For more information, please contact:

Neil Fraser, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Primary Investigator

Judy Perkins, R.N. B.S.N.
Clinical Research Administrator

Troy Internal Medicine, P.C. Research Department
4550 Investment Drive, Suite 210
Troy, MI 48098

Phone: 248-312-0025
Fax: 248-312-0026