Louisiana Research Center, LLC is a clinical research center owned and operated by several gastroenterologists who are also partners in the group practice of GastroIntestinal Specialists at 3217 Mabel Street, Shreveport, Louisiana. The practice began participating in studies in 1992, and the success of this venture led to the formation of Louisiana Research Center, LLC, in 1998. Louisiana Research Center currently has a staff of two full time research coordinators.
Our consistent ability to recruit and enroll patients and to complete studies in a timely and professional manner has resulted in a high level of satisfaction for both clinical research organizations and sponsoring pharmaceutical companies. We have participated in and completed studies involving peptic ulcer disease (with Helicobacter pylori), erosive esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, non-erosive esophagitis, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, and hepatitis C. We have also performed studies in healthy volunteers to study the possible effects of medications on the gastrointestinal tract. Louisiana Research Center is actively pursuing participation in additional gastrointestinal studies.
Louisiana Research Center utilizes a centralized institutional review board (IRB).
Louisiana Research Center adheres to Good Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Louisiana Research Center has access to a large population base with a diverse array of pathology.
Louisiana Research Center utilizes the Shreveport Endoscopy Center for studies requiring endoscopic procedures which facilitate the study.
Highly successful patient recruitment record utilizing methods including posters, radio, television, newspaper, direct phone contact, and word of mouth.