The Montefiore Clinical and Translational Research Center (MUH-CTRC) provides state-of-the-art infrastructure, inpatient and outpatient facilities, specialized equipment, and experienced staff to support clinical and translational research. The MUH-CTRC is located on the 6th floor of UPMC Montefiore and typically has over 100 research protocols in its portfolio. MUH-CTRC administrative staff maintain rigorous oversight of all studies and assist investigators with every aspect of research from study design and budget development through implementation.
The MUH-CTRC has five inpatient and three outpatient private rooms; an outpatient suite with three beds and treatment chairs; six outpatient examination rooms; interview room; bariatric bed; and sample-processing laboratory. Personnel include research nurses and support staff.
The MUH-CTRC provides specialized expertise in vascular research procedures. A registered vascular sonographer performs all vascular testing, image interpretation and data analysis. The sonographer can also assist investigators in preparation of programs and presentations.
UPMC Montefiore Hospital, 6NE
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Available 24 hours weekdays and one weekend a month
Administrator: Jill Huwe, Nurse Manager