Clinical Research Unit Submission Process

Who May Use the Clinical Research Unit (CRU)?

The Clinical Research Unit (CRU) supports many projects from diverse disciplines within the Northwestern research community, including over 200 active protocols from more than fourteen Feinberg School of Medicine departments or divisions.

The CRU supports investigators funded by the following entities:

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal agencies (e.g., CDC, DOD, USDA, etc.)
  • State and local entities
  • Industry (pharmaceutical, device, biotech)
  • Private Foundations (e.g., AHA, JDRF, ADA, etc.)
  • Departmental funds

If you need a letter of support from the CRU for your proposed grant application, please contact

Related Resources 

Pricing and Billing Information for NMH CRU

CRU Draft Orders and Instructions

CRU Announcements and News