Cambridge Clinical Research Centre

The Cambridge Clinical Research Centre (CCRC), consisting of the NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility (CRF) and a Clinical Investigation Ward (CIW), is a safe, well-equipped and professionally staffed research facility. Facilities include 11 inpatient beds, 7 day case beds for interventional treatments and outpatient and investigation rooms available Monday to Friday 8am–8pm. The unit employs highly trained staff skilled in chemotherapy and monoclonal antibody drug administration, endoscopy procedures and metabolic and physiological measurement expertise. It has equipment for DXA, BOD POD, and direct and indirect calorimetry. Facilities are also available for dietetic interventions, diet manipulations, sample handling and processing, and university and NHS IT systems including wifi.     

Specialising in supporting researchers, especially those with experimental medicine projects and early phase clinical trials, early discussion with investigators is welcomed. Applications can be sent through to:

From first contact with our office, our highly experienced staff can support your research and guide you through any necessary administrative processes from governance and indemnity issues to best clinical practice and staff education.

We currently support over 220 studies, the majority of which involve either medium or high-intensity interventions in adults and children.

For further information visit or contact our team on 01223 254800

Caroline Saunders
Head of Clinical Operations

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