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General Clinical Research Center (GCRC)

Attention: The GCRC has implemented a new fee schedule as of May 21, 2015.
Please see our Fee Schedule page for further details.

The General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) is the cornerstone for clinical research within the University of Maryland. The GCRC supports the full spectrum of patient-oriented research.

The GCRC is available to all University of Maryland investigators who have a need for Center resources and who will conduct clinical research of scientific merit. Studies funded by federal sources, foundations, industry and other sources are welcome. The GCRC welcomes pilot studies that may lead to future peer-reviewed clinical research.

The GCRC can provide investigators with the resources they need to conduct clinical research, including and the facilities for inpatient and outpatient data collection and patient care, as well as a state-of-the-art DEXA Facility.

Meeting Dates & Application Deadlines

The GCRC Advisory Committee (GAC) meets the third Tuesday of each month.  The deadline for submission of applications is two weeks before the meeting.

2018 GAC Meetings

GAC MeetingApplication Submission Deadline
January 16 January 2
February 20 February 6
March 20 March 6
April 17 April 3
May 15 May 8
June 19 June 5
July 17 July 3
August 21 August 7
September 18 September 4
October 16 October 2
November 20 November 6
December 18

December 4

Studies Recruiting Research Participants

Many studies recruiting participants have a link to that provides study and eligibility information and contact numbers.