Clinical Research

Our mission is to support, advance, and promote clinical and translational research enterprises at WCM-Q. The Clinical Research Core offers a wide range of services, resources, training and tools support investigators with clinical research projects.

Services and Resources provided by Clinical Research Core:

  • Standard Operating Procedure templates.
  • Specimen storage in secure freezers.
  • Training for Clinical Research Coordinators.
  • Clinical Research Coordinators for short and long term dedication to projects.
  • Tools such as measuring equipment, mobile devices and consumables
  • Facilitation of streamlining between Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Cores.
  • Streamlining of Data and/or Biosample Transfer Collaboration between WCM Investigators.

Services and Resources under development:

  • e-Clinical Research Management System
  • Standardized Laboratory support for cross-sectional Clinical Research studies


Shahrad Taheri, BSc, MSc, MB BS, PhD, FRCP
Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Research Core