Site Feasibility

Why Choose Okanagan Clinical Trials?

  • Experienced and trained (MD, Ph.D.) investigators
  • A history of consistently meeting our recruitment goals
  • A low dropout rate
  • Ability and willingness to do placebo controlled studies
  • High participant satisfaction
  • Back-up investigators
  • Central IRB
  • Rapid response time for all correspondence, queries and form completions
  • No bureaucracy
  • Competitive cost

Facilities:

We occupy 3,000 square feet on the second floor of an office building that is a remodeled heritage packing house in the cultural district of Kelowna, BC. There is an elevator and we are completely wheelchair accessible. We have a self-contained lab facility. We are 5 minutes from the hospital and are in the city center. The Kelowna International Airport is 15 min away.

Clinics:

Our offices include a psychiatric clinic specializing in mood and anxiety disorders which sees over 500 new patients a year. Bipolar Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder are well represented.

Equipment:

  • Reception
  • Examining rooms
  • Physician and Coordinator offices
  • Work area for CRA
  • Locked medication storage, temperature monitored
  • Secure binder storage room
  • Archival Storage (25 year)
  • Fax, copier, scanner
  • Computers with high-speed internet connections
  • Intranet
  • Database metrics on advertising effectiveness, recruitment and clinic population available for research participation
  • Remote data entry capable and experienced
  • Temperature controlled environment
  • Access to dry ice
  • Lab
  • -20 and -86 degree Celsius freezers
  • Centrifuge and refrigerated centrifuge
  • 12 lead EKG (telephonic or standard)
  • Imaging available in Kelowna: CT, MRI, Bone Density (Lunar, DPX alpha, dual photon x-ray absorptiometry), mammography

Shipping:

  • FedEx
  • UPS
  • Purolator

Current Studies

 Alzheimer's 

 Crohn's 

 Insomnia

 Migraine

 Narcolepsy

 Parkinson's 

  Ulcerative Colitis

 

 

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