Clinical studies are at the forefront of health advances that work toward the improvement of our health and quality of life. The CTRU is dedicated to contributing to these advances. Our mission is to provide the best possible environment for clinical research — one that fosters the creation of new knowledge in health care and protects the safety and well-being of study participants who put their trust in our hands.
Clinical & Translational Research Unit (CTRU)
The Clinical & Translational Research Unit (CTRU) is part of Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. We help researchers who work with human participants. The CTRU helps with all stages of research, while offering a way for people like you to get involved. These studies lead the way for medical advances to better health and quality of life.
Our vision is to be nationally recognized as one of the leading clinical trial facilities associated with a medical school.
We operate under the guiding principles of respect for all people, unwavering adherence to the highest ethical standards and a deep sense of interdisciplinary collaboration to further the advancement of health care.