Sponsor/CRO Info

Sponsor/CRO Info

Kidney clinical research facility in San Antonio, TX

The Clinical Advancement Center, PLLC, has a progressive culture of innovation, and quality. Leading that innovative drive is the ability to adapt to change. In the post COVID-19 landscape adaptability is crucial. As one of the first sites to go fully electronic, we’ve embraced that challenge and leveraged the use of e-source technology to lead the way forward in this new paradigm. A truly successful trial can only be achieved through collaboration where Sponsor/CRO and site work towards a common vision. As an expert in nephrology and pharmacology, Dr. Pergola actively participates as a scientific advisor for Sponsors and frequently consults on drug/protocol development. Dr. Pergola regularly presents and lectures at industry meetings and conferences. As an industry thought leader, Dr. Pergola is well published and is actively sought after to write and contribute to various scientific and medical publications. At the Clinical Advancement Center, PLLC, the focus is on quality which is the result of a unified vision and tenacious pursuit of excellence by our team in cooperation with our pharmaceutical and biotech partners. It is simply not enough to just meet enrollment goals, you must produce high quality data that can withstand the scrutiny of review and inspection. As a high enrolling site, the Clinical Advancement Center, PLLC, has been through several agency audits with no citations which is a testament to our team and culture.

Since its establishment in 2005, the Clinical Advancement Center, PLLC has been a stalwart fixture in the nephrology clinical trial community, conducting phase I-IV studies.  Study indications include:

  • Chronic Kidney Disease 
  • Anemia 
  • Diabetic Nephropathy 
  • Hypertension 
  • IgA Nephropathy 
  • FSGS
  • PKD 
  • SLE 
  • Hemodialysis 
  • Dialysis Vascular Devices 
  • Heart Failure 
  • Bone and Mineral disorders 
  • MACE 

All of our equipment is calibrated to manufacturer specifications and inspected annually by a local reputable vendor.

In 2018 the Clinical Advancement Center, PLLC began the process of adopting and implementing e-technology to the conduct of our clinical trials.  Today, we are fully electronic, utilizing Real Time CTMS for e-source and e-regulatory management as well as for recruitment and billing.  The Clinical Advancement Center, PLLC also uses Vestigo for investigational product management.  Both systems are 21 CFR Part 11 compliant and allow for remote access by assigned monitors/auditors.

For more detailed information, contact us to learn more about our site.  We look forward to working with you.