Clinical Research Center


Jack D. Sobel, MD

Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Emeritus Dean Wayne State School of Medicine

The CRC provides the Clinical Infrastructure to bring together basic and translational research in order to advance research and education related to women's health with the purpose to improve the well-being of women and children throughout their lifetime. 



(L-R) M. Yoscovits, K. Collins, L. Cedo, M. Lindeman


Since 1995, the Clinical Research Center (CRC) has focused on the implementation of clinical research trials from small investigator-initiated trials to large pharmaceutical company trials to large NIH funded trials. Over the past 24 years, our research team has conducted more than 140 clinical trials in such therapeutic areas as uterine fibroids, unexplained infertility, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, male factor unexplained infertility, environmental contaminants on male factor infertility, endometriosis, adhesions, sexual dysfunction (arousal and desire disorder), hot flashes, etc. We currently have numerous open trials in various states (open, in follow-up, recruiting) with new trials upcoming. Over the past year, the CRC team has expanded beyond reproductive medicine to now supporting cardiac studies at the VA Hospital in Detroit.
Our Mission
The CRC exists to provide world-class research services to the investigators and sponsors we support, and to treat the patients we recruit with the highest level of
quality, compassionate care.
Our Vision
To provide cutting edge medical research services that improve the overall quality of health and life for the communities our research serves.
Our Objective
The CRC offers sponsors a state-of-the-art medical infrastructure staffed by highly skilled investigators and support staff with unparalleled clinical research expertise. We will demonstrate the utmost integrity in the conduct of our research activities in a way that will exceed the expectations of all that we serve. And, our fervent regulatory compliance measures will meet the highest possible subject protection standards.
Our Capabilities
The CRC is equipped with 3 exam rooms; two with GYN exam tables and one setup for sexual dysfunction trials with vaginal plethysmography and GSA.
  • We have phlebotomy capabilities along with processing/shipping of blood/urine samples or storage of samples in our –70 freezers.
  • We perform DEXA bone scans along with ECGs Our team assists with budget review and all
  • regulatory components of clinical trials.
  • We utilize OnCore® for studies
  • The CRC Tissue Bank Repository has been established to support clinical research within our department as well as increase collaboration with other research centers locally.

Support a world-class research center that is making a difference in the world.
By supporting the CRC you are supporting vital research that leads to life-changing medical breakthroughs that impact people all over the world. Your support provides our faculty and staff with the resources necessary to push the boundaries of medicine, and ensure patients receive the best possible treatments and care. With your help, we can make a transformational impact on the field of medicine and improve global human health.