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General Clinical Research Center (GCRC)

Attention: The GCRC has updated the fee schedule as of June 14, 2019.
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.


2019 GAC Meetings

GAC MeetingApplication Submission Deadline
January 15 January 2
February 29 February 5
March 19 March 5
April 16 April 2
May 21 May 7
June 18 June 4
July 16 July 2
August 20 August 2
September 17 September 3
October 15 October 1
November 19 November 5
December 17

December 3

Studies Recruiting Research Participants

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