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Clinical Studies

Lab Contact:    919.515.2633  |     919.513.8620

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The Clinical Studies Core’s supports interactions between clinical and basic research groups within North Carolina State University and expands collaborative relationships beyond the university with practicing veterinarians, animal owners, and industry partners. The CSC offers support through the following services:

  • Statistical analysis including power and data analysis
  • Study preparation including grant, budget, IACUC and IRB assistance
  • Study coordination via patient recruitment, enrollment, visits, and follow-up
  • Data acquisition and management from collection to quality assurance (QA)
  • Study monitoring under Good Clinical Practice (GCP) quality standards
  • Technical support through laboratory and clinical veterinary assistance
  • Investigational product management by randomization, distribution, and disposition
  • Resources for investigators in the design, publicity, and implementation of clinical studies
  • Collaborations with practicing veterinarians, animal owners, and industry partners
  • Repository of veterinary tissue samples to support ongoing and developing studies
  • Biospecimen procurement services for researchers

Information for clinical investigators and CSC forms can be found here on our internal page.

Clinical Studies Core Team


Kathryn Meurs, DVM, PhD Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology)

Dean, Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies