CRU Resources and Services

The Clinical Research Center (CRC) is centrally located on the third floor of University Hospital in close proximity to busy clinicians and their patients. The newly remodeled CRC includes 3,300 square feet of outpatient care space including; exam rooms, dental and pediatric specialty rooms, patient consultation spaces, treadmill areas, phlebotomy/intake space, and a clinical laboratory.   The staff of the Clinical Research Center provide a wide range of services from pre-proposal planning, to clinical services, and training.  The CRC resources and services are available to all UNMC/TNMC affiliated researchers.


Pre-Proposal Planning

Budget Preparation
Medicare Coverage Analysis
Clinical Trial Master Matrix
Registering Clinical Trials with
Advertising on UNMC Clinical Trials Database
Regulatory Assistance

Clinical Services

Clinical Trial Coordinators
Research Assistants
Clinical Space (to conduct studies)

Physical Assessments 

    • Vitals, Height, Weight, Waist to Hip Ratio Measurements
    • NIH Stroke Scale Assessment

Phlebotomy and Complex Infusion, Collections

    • Phamacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Measurements
    • Insulin-glucose Clamps
    • Stimulation Testing

Other Testing

    • Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MSFC)
    • Timed Walk Test, Treadmill Testing
    • Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test (PASAT)
    • Accelerometer Assessments
    • 12-lead EKG Monitoring
    • Ultrasound
    • Stress Test (treadmill)

CRC Laboratory (see the fees page for a complete listing)

    • Standard Tests
    • Custom Testing available please inquire

Test Equipment

    • EKG Monitoring
    • Ultrasound
    •  Treadmills
    • Portable Sphygmomanometer



Clinical Coordinators Workshops
Research Billing
Learn at Lunch Series

Requesting Services
Clinical research projects can encompass a wide range of services.  The staff in the Clinical Research Unit are available to help you plan your research study; including budgeting, IRB applications, nursing and study coordination.  Complete the application below to request an estimate.  If you need assistance or have questions please contact the Nurse Manager (LuAnn Larson).

MRI Image

Uploading Radiologic Images for Research Studies
Information for Research Studies that Use the Radiology Department

Process for Requesting Services

Scanner Information for Research Studies

Contact Information

Required Forms

Research Deidentification Form


Instructions for Exporting and Uploading Images from the McKesson PACS System