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Are you or a loved one thinking about participating in a clinical trial and want to learn more about research at Florida Hospital?

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Florida Hospital Research Institute by the Numbers

  • 250+ Investigators
  • Florida Hospital is Nationally Accredited (AAHRPP)
  • 570 active studies ranging from Phase 0-4 studying the lifespan, from NICU babies to Seniors
  • 36% of CRCs are Research Certified (i.e. CCRP)
  • Clinical Research Unit, Wet-labs, Research MRI, Investigational Drug Service (IDS), Tissue processing capabilities
  • Centralized Core Services including fully-dedicated Research IT Infrastructure
  • Active collaborations with Academic Medical Centers and Pharmaceutical and Device Partners

Unique Access to Pioneering Treatment

We conduct hundreds of clinical trials each year designed to improve healthcare and find cures for a wide range of diseases. Clinical trials give our patients access to brand new treatments that are not widely available. Participation is also a great way to honor a loved one who has battled a disease by helping scientists better understand how to treat it.

To find out what clinical trials are currently available at Florida Hospital and how to qualify, call (407) 303-7771 or email FH.OSP@FLHosp.org.

How do I find out if I qualify for a study?

Florida Hospital Research Institute (FHRI) has over 500 research studies at any given time being conducted by 17 Research Areas.

Every research study has guidelines that determine whether a person can or cannot be in the study. To qualify for a research study, a person must meet “Eligibility Criteria.” This is a list of items that the person must meet to be in the study. For example,

Research studies have eligibility criteria to ensure the study will meet its scientific objectives and to make sure that people can safely participate in the study.

If you are interested in a research study, you can look up the eligibility criteria on www.clinicaltrials.gov or you can contact the research department conducting the study to see if you qualify.

Learn About the Benefits of Clinical Trials for Businesses

Groundbreaking Strategic Partnerships

We partner with physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device and technology manufacturers around the world with the goal of radically advancing healthcare.

Our world-class team of researchers, clinical scientists and support staff is equipped to meet a wide array of research needs. We offer specialized, medical facilities and equipment. Plus, we treat more than one-million patients each year from the highly diverse, Central Florida region. This unique, participant population enables highly customized studies to be performed, and expedites discovery and speed-to-market capability.

What We Can Do for Your Business

Florida Hospital has...

World-class researchers - Leading clinical scientists in disciplines from oncology to diabetes to cardiovascular disease oversee groundbreaking clinical studies in 17 research units.

High volumes enhancing rapid enrollment - Since Florida Hospital cares for more than 1,000,000 patients annually, it is a high volume facility which gives greater access to potential participants for clinical studies than most other competitive facilities.

How Businesses are Working with Us

Florida Hospital offers...

Specialized facilities and equipment - From room-size calorimeters for extended metabolic studies at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes to the Global Robotics Institute at its Celebration campus, Florida Hospital has unique and specialized capabilities to meet a wide array of research needs.

Diverse participant population - Central Florida has a diverse population from which Florida Hospital draws research participants, with approximately 52% White, 27% Hispanic, 15% Black, 4% Asian and 2% Other, enabling customized studies for its research collaborators.