Research Study Support

The Center for Clinical Research (CCR) is here to help you address your study needs, large or small. CCR works closely with local Institutional Review Boards (IRB) at Northwestern University and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital as well as external IRB offices to reduce investigator burden, share best practices, maximize quality and efficiency of all programs, and quickly resolve issues when they arise. 

CCR offers: 

CCR also offers assistance in navigating the resources and services available at Northwestern for clinical investigators and for proper and timely participation in

There are fees for some of these services.

To learn more about how we can help you, email

For more information about research at Northwestern University, contact the Office for Research

If you know which CCR services you would like to use, please complete the CCR Intake Form. If you are not sure where to start, request a Studio Consultation for an opportunity to learn how CCR services can help with your research project.