Planned Parenthood

Gulf Coast

Clinical Research

Since 1997, we have conducted Industry and NIH sponsored clinical trials in the Houston area. With our ten health centers in Texas providing nearly 100,000 health care visits per year, we have a built-in base for successful recruitment.

Staffing

  • ACRP trained and certified staff
  • PI with 20+ years of clinical trial and NIH experience
  • Two full-time Registered Nurses with 15+ years combined clinical trial experience
  • A full time laboratory technician/medical assistant with phlebotomy training
  • IATA certifications for all staff
  • eCRF/EDC experience on multiple platforms

Facilities

  • Dedicated Research exam room with colposcope, digital scale, ECG and Ethernet
  • Coordinator offices with restricted/locked access, fax machine, computer access with multiple data jacks, ample cabinet space for paper CRFs, ambient drug storage locker
  • Laboratory with dry ice, multiple centrifuges, microscopes, refrigerators and freezers
  • Office space for Monitors which include data jacks
  • Space sufficient for group enrollment
  • On-site document archive facilities

Expertise

Pharmaceutical Trials:
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Candidiasis Infections
Bone Density
Anemia (iron deficient)
Bacterial Vaginosis
Dysmenorrhea
Cervical Dysplasia

Emergency Contraception
Contraceptives (Oral, Injectable)
Endometriosis
Female Infertility
Genital Warts
Menopause, Hormone Replacement
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Sexual Dysfunctions
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary System Infections
Uterine Fibroids
Vaginitis

Vaccine Trials:
Group Beta Strep

Human Papilloma Virus

Questionnaire Validation:
Paper surveys

PDA surveys

Device Trials:
HIV Test

Vaginal Contraceptive

Biologic Sample Acquisition:
Blood for Assays
Endocervical Samples for Molecular Assay

Vaginal Samples for Molecular Assay
Urine Samples for Molecular Assay

External Genital Swabs for Molecular Assay
Donated Fetal Tissue

Additional Areas of Interest:
Abortion
Analgesia
Anti-infectives
Non-hormonal Contraceptives
Genital Herpes
Immunodeficiency

Intrauterine Device
Overactive Bladder
Pre-menstrual Syndrome
Respiratory System Infection
Sterilization
Tissue/Biologics Collection

Transvaginal Ultrasound
Vaccines (trial and surveillance)
Weight loss
Female/Male Sexual Dysfunction

For more information contact: research@ppgulfcoast.orgor 713.831.6659

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Clinical Research