Clinical Research Unit (CRU)

Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School Clinical Research Unit
Doctor’s Office Center
90 Bergen St, Suite 1200
Newark, NJ  07103
973-972-3173

Our Mission:
The New Jersey Medical School Clinical Research Unit (CRU) is a core facility, available to support NJMS faculty in their clinical research endeavors.  Our mission is to:

  • Promote growth in Clinical Research at NJMS
  • Foster quality and adherence to the highest clinical and ethical standards for conducting clinical research
  • Serve as a resource for our faculty and staff in all matters related to clinical research implementation
  • Serve the needs of our Greater Newark Community by facilitating access to cutting edge treatments

Our Facility:
The CRU is conveniently and centrally located on the main level of the Doctor’s Office Center at 90 Bergen St., in newly renovated space.  Our facility includes:

  • Fully equipped exam room
  • Phlebotomy and Vital signs area
  • Infusion area
  • Consult space
  • Ample staff and investigator work space

Our Services:
Our dedicated and experienced research team has worked across nearly all therapeutic areas at NJMS, and have experience working in all phases of clinical research with Federal, Industry and Foundation sponsors, in addition to investigator-initiated research.
We offer:

  • Research Nursing
  • Study Coordination
  • Research related testing (e.g. phlebotomy, ECG and others)
  • Data management
  • IRB applications
  • Regulatory Coordination
  • Protocol budget development/negotiation
  • Sponsor Invoicing
  • Bilingual (Spanish) study coordinators

The CRU Advantage:

  • Access to highly skilled and trained clinical research staff
  • The team approach to implementing a clinical research study provides a cost-effective model and cross-coverage/back-up for staffing

For more information, please contact:
Mark Einstein, MD, MS, Asst. Dean, NJMS Clinical Research Unit
973-972-5266 or Me399@njms.rutgers.edu

Nancy Reilly, RN, MS, Executive Director
973-972-1268 or reillyna@njms.rutgers.edu

Randy Teeter, BA, Research Program Manager
973-972-8367 or rt502@njms.rutgers.edu