Pharmaceutical Industry (site services)

Biofortis Clinical Research, located in the Chicago area, is a fully dedicated clinical research site specializing in Phase I-IV clinical trials.

Our highly experienced professional research team is designed to streamline efforts and assure maximum efficiency in all aspects of clinical research from study start-up to ongoing clinical trial maintenance, even on the most complex clinical trials.
Our facility has been specially designed with clinical trial research and patient convenience in mind. As a research facility, it includes a waiting area, clinic rooms and a fully equipped specimen laboratory for sample collection and processing. This dedicated setup allows staff to maximize both participant schedule flexibility and convenience as they participate in important research opportunities.

Biofortis has created a large amount of repeat business with a results-oriented leadership team, most of whom have more than 15 years in clinical research. Our focus on ethics, quality, timeliness and responsiveness make us an ideal partner. Biofortis is constantly searching out new partnerships in the quest to work on new medications and treatments seeking FDA approval.

Staff
• 2 on-site research dedicated M.D. principal investigators
• GCP certified staff
• More than 20 research dedicated staff members

Study Conduct

  •  Immediate start-up after notice of site selection
  •  24-hour response time on budget and contracts
  •  Extensive experience with multiple central IRB
  •  Lower than average screen failure rates
  •  High flow clinic averaging more than 4,000 visits per year

 

Recruitment

  •  Database of more than 15,000 local research ready participants
  •  Free health screening (fasting lipid profile, blood pressure, weight, height, waist, and glucose)
  •  Social media savvy recruiting tools (Facebook, Pandora, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google +)
  •  Digitial display advertising with Chicago Tribune
  •  TV ad placement in local community colleges and physician offices
  •  Access to more than 50,000 college students within a 10 mile radius
  •  Community outreach programs (local health fairs, presentations at local retirement communities, local physician referrals)
  •  Established vendor relationships with local Women’s Health Providers and Radiology Specialists

 

 Areas of expertise

  •  Internal Medicine
  •  Metabolic diseases
  •  Cardiovascular risk management
  •  Immune defense
  •  Gastroenterology, gut microbiota
  •  Women’s and men’s health
  •  Weight management/satiety
  •  Cognition, aging and vitality
  •  Glycemic and insulinemic index
  •  Exercise physiology and sports
  •  Bioavailability

 

Quality

  •  Research dedicated SOP’s
  •  Compliance with ICH/GCP guidelines
  •  OSHA/HIPAA/IATA certified staff
  •  CPR certified staff