Facilities

Wake Research offers an integrated organization of premier investigational sites that span across North America. Our facilities are equipped with the latest testing and research equipment, including the most advanced diagnostic equipment. With decades of clinical research experience, our clinical research sites are designed to meet most needs.

Our research sites are equipped with state-of-the-art resources including:

  • Fibroscans
  • Certified Endoscopy Unit (colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy and liver biopsies)
  • Gastrointestinal lab (24-hour/pH monitoring) with smartcam capsule
  • CLIA waived diagnostic laboratory
  • Radiology department with bone densitometer, CT scanner and ultrasound units
  • Cardiovascular testing: heart station, including EKGs, echocardiograms, treadmills, holter monitoring and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Complete pulmonary unit with spirometry, peak flow monitoring and Survey System Plus
  • Certified mammography unit
  • Facilities for provocative meal studies
  • Secured investigational drug storage facilities
  • Facilities for extended-stay pharmacokinetic studies
  • Sleep lab (EEG, polysomnography studies and MSLT’s)
  • Weight Management and Nutrition Center
  • Phase I and pharmocokinetic unit with infusion capabilities, private rooms, showers and volunteer recreation areas
  • Monitoring suite (5 private offices) with wireless internet and high speed modems, telephone lines, as well as fax and copier machines
  • Drug testing
  • Temperature and humidity-controlled, secured pharmacy, including back-up air conditioning system connected to a power generator
  • 5 double-lock refrigerators
  • 3 freezers (-20°C –and -70°C)
  • Point-of-care testing
  • Laminar fume hood and sterile drug preparation area