• Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Nursing Coore
    Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Nursing Coore

    Director: Burt Nabors
    Email: bnabors@uab.edu
    Phone: 934-6669

    Website - http://www.ccts.uab.edu/pages/pcir.aspx

    Contact
    Nurse Manager: Jolene Lewis, RN
    Email: jelewis@uabmc.edu
    Phone: 934-7817

    Services

    *Administration of investigational drugs 
    *Assessment & Monitoring
    *Glucose Tolerance Testing
    *Metabolic testing/Indirect calorimetry
    *Phlebotomy
    *Questionnaire Administration
    *Height, Weight, Vital Signs 
    *Patient Education
    *Pharmacokinetic, Pharmacodynamic, and Pharmacogenomic sampling
    *Point of Care Testing i.e., ECG, Urine pregnancy testing, Glucose monitoring

    Facilities

    The CRU has outpatient facilities on JT15 and inpatients are admitted to the 8th floor of the Medical Education Building (MEB).  The JT15 site has an infusion suite for the administration of investigational drug and exam/procedure rooms. Inpatient admissions are scheduled thorough the Nurse Manager, Jolene Lewis.  

    Hours of Operation

    Monday - Friday 6:30 - 5:00
    Saturday 6:30 - 12:00
    12 hour PK testing is available, please inquire

    Equipment
    ECG
    VMAX Encore 29N for indirect calorimetry
    YSI glucose and lactate analyzer

    Center Affiliation
    Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

    Grant Affiliation
    5UL1RR02577