Phase I
Clinical Trials

With the ever-increasing complexity of Phase I trials, Worldwide has you covered.

Accelerate Your Molecules’ Success with Worldwide Clinical Trials

It is our mission to deliver better data, faster, without compromising quality, allowing your asset to accelerate to the next step. Operating since 2005, our clinical pharmacology unit is a 200-bed, highly flexible, fit-for-purpose unit. Our patient database capabilities span a broad range of specialized populations, including CNS, cardiovascular, and metabolic patient populations.

200
Bed Clinical Research Unit
+17
Year track record across wide range of ClinPharm Studies from design to report
+17,500
Healthy Normal Volunteer Database
24/7
Full-service laboratory available as needed
200
Bed Clinical Research Unit
+17
Year track record across wide range of ClinPharm Studies from design to report
+17,500
Healthy Normal Volunteer Database
24/7
Full-service laboratory available as needed

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY UNIT

Take a tour of Worldwide’s Clinical Pharmacology Unit:

  • 200-bed, highly flexible, fit-for-purpose clinical pharmacology unit in San Antonio, Texas
  • A high complexity CLIA accredited clinical safety lab providing rapid turnaround of test results (screening and safety)
  • On-site cGMP Phase I compounding pharmacy service, allowing for accelerated timelines due to rapid investigational medicinal product (IMP) preparation
  • One hour travel time by courier to our bioanalytical lab (GLP) for timely sample analysis

Our Dedicated Team

Dr. Sherilyn Adcock

Chief Scientific Officer, Early Phase Development

Chief Scientific Officer, Early Phase Development, Sherilyn Adcock, RPh, PhD provides key insight to our clinical development teams and to sponsors as they navigate the complexities of early phase drug development. Based in Austin, Texas, she has played a leading role in the Worldwide’s growth since joining as Director of Clinical Research in 2001.

Lona Sheeran

Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations Early Phase

Lona Sheeran brings more than two decades of operational and financial excellence to her role as Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations Early Phase, at Worldwide Clinical Trials. Lona applies her deep analytical skills honed through years of risk and benefit oversight and experience with Lean Six Sigma techniques to ensure the company’s clinical pharmacology unit in Austin, Texas, continues to exceed customer expectations.

Mike Mencer

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Early Phase

Mike Mencer, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Early Phase Business Unit for Worldwide Clinical Trials, has more than 25 years of experience in drug development and research. His career encompasses both the science and the business of therapeutic investigational research and includes oversight of multi-site, multi-country investigational projects. Providing strategic leadership to Worldwide’s Early Phase team, he ensures sponsors start their novel therapies off on the right foot.

Dr. Andrew Cunningham

Vice President, Laboratory

Andrew has managed laboratories for more than 30 years across an array of service providers. His management experience includes:

  • Leadership of a system of pediatric hospitals
  • Several multi-site clinical laboratory networks
  • Oversight of global laboratory operations for several CROs and trial sponsors in the translational research space

Andrew has scientific and laboratory experience in such therapeutic areas as oncology, immunology, hematology, and cardiovascular disease, with early research work focusing on leukemia biology, stem cells, chemotherapy, antisense, immunophenotyping, and apoptosis.

Marie T. Simerly, PMP

Senior Director, Project Management Early Phase

Marie T. Simerly, PMP, Senior Director, Project Management Early Phase at Worldwide Clinical Trials brings nearly 25 years of Early Phase Project Management experience. She encourages and actively guides the development of each Project Manager to his/her full potential. Her expertise and vision for strategic partnerships with our Sponsors give Worldwide an advantage in developing strong client relationships.