Our Site 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.

Learn more about each facility in our organization by visiting the links below:

Wake Research Facilities page          

Wake Research Headquarters – Raleigh, NC

Wake Research Associates is a 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility capable of conducting Phase I-IV studies. Our facility has the most advanced diagnostic equipment, combined with over 30 years of clinical research experience to provide a clinical research site that meets nearly every need.


  • A multi-specialty research site
  • 120,000+ Dedicated Subject Database
  • 43,000+ Proprietary Volunteer Database
  • Ongoing training and educational program for coordinators and investigators
  • Internal data auditing: Quality control and quality assurance program
  • Volunteer Recruitment Center – 5 dedicated volunteer recruiters and community liaison providing local media advertising, community programs and telephone screening
  • Subject compliance and retention programs

Tour of Wake Research Facilities

Our On-Site Clinical Research Facilities Include:

  • 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

Affiliated Hospitals:

  • Rex Hospital
  • Wake Medical Center

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