The ground floor will also contain a clinical research suite that is a satellite of a larger Clinical Research Center located across the street from the CTSB. This suite of exam rooms will enable researchers to see study participants on site.
The upper floors will contain a number of research programs, including neurological disorders, cancer, pediatrics, biostatistics and bioinformatics, and cardiovascular disease. The building will also house the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine and the Clinical Trials Coordination Center -- a division of the Department of Neurology that oversees an international network of clinical research sites.
The building will bring together under one roof several important resources that help researchers write grants, design clinical trials, recruit participants, collect and evaluate data, and collaborate with industry and other partners. It will also serve as a hub for the Upstate New York Translational Research Network -- a consortium of 9 institutions that will develop and share clinical research resources.
The building will also be home to the Institute's education programs, including several training and graduate degree programs in clinical and translational research which will help train a new generation of researchers with the skills necessary to conduct clinical investigations.
The CTSB was designed by Philadelphia-based architects Francis Cauffman
along with local engineer Bergmann Associates and BR&A Engineers from
Boston. LeChase Construction of Rochester is the construction manager for
the building, which -- pen
|SOURCE University of Rochester Medical Center|
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