Our Clinical Research Unit for Early-Phase Studies

Established in 2005, Worldwide’s Clinical Research Unit in San Antonio, TX, has 300 beds and a staff of 250 support personnel, including highly trained medical experts who are onsite 24/7 during all trials to monitor more than 10,000 study participants per year.

The site offers limited access Phase I and telemetry units and is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). It has adaptable procedure spaces and a fully equipped sample processing lab that delivered 600,000 samples in a recent year. In addition, the pharmacokinetics lab features 14 centrifuges and handles more than 300,000 samples per year.

Within the facility is a 1,200 square-foot pharmacy with an ISO Class 7 clean room and ISO Class 5 laminar flow hood. The pharmacy operates under GCP, USP 797, and FDA cGMP Guidance for Phase I investigational drugs. Its compounding suite houses analytical balances with capabilities as low as 2 mg.