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Clinical research trials

Clinical research trials

Community Clinical Research Center

Community Clinical Research Center (CCRC) is a department of Community Hospital Anderson in Anderson, Indiana. The mission of CCRC is to enroll patients who otherwise might not have a chance to participate in research studies that offer new treatments and high-quality medical care. Volunteers are needed for many areas of clinical studies, including high cholesterol, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndrome (ACS), shingles and more.

For more information on open studies and enrollment at CCRC, call 765-298-2040 or visit


Community Cancer Centers in Indianapolis, Indiana have a number of ongoing (open for recruitment) and completed clinical trials. Current trial investigation areas include chemotherapy, radiation, lung cancer, breast cancer, acute myeloid leukemia, lymphoma and more. Currently enrolling oncology studies, as well as past studies, are listed on the following websites:

  • Indiana Health Study 
  • Hoosier Oncology Group

For more information about oncology-related clinical trials available through Community Cancer Centers, please contact Lisa McVicker at 317-621-7104.

Visit to learn more about cancer care services and Community Cancer Centers in Indianapolis. Community Health Network is an MD Anderson Cancer Network® certified member. Community hospitals that offer cancer services and their certified physicians have access to evidence-based guidelines, treatment plans and concordance studies developed by MD Anderson experts. Learn more >>

Dermatology, internal medicine, pulmonology and critical care

Dawes Fretzin Clinical Research Group (DFCRG) is a comprehensive and expanding clinical research center located on the northeast side of Indianapolis, Indiana. DFCRG's investigators include those with board certification in dermatology, internal medicine, pulmonology and critical care. This background and experience is what allows us to offer treatment options to those patients with complex and resistant medical conditions.

For patients who struggle with difficult, complex, and many times chronic conditions, DFCRG gives them the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research that can help them overcome and improve their situations. Our caring staff always keep our patients' best interest in mind. Previous studies include treatment for a variety of therapeutic areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Acne
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Arthritis (rheumatoid, osteo and psoriatic)
  • Asthma
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Sepsis
  • Shingles

Please visit to learn more about us, as well as to view our currently enrolling studies. Or call our research info line at 317-621-7731, ext. 155.

Northpoint Pediatrics clinical research

Northpoint Pediatrics has been involved in clinical research studies for children since 2009. The studies in which we participate answer specific questions about new medications, vaccinations, devices and therapies – so they are more effective. Our clinical trials explore new ways of using existing treatments – so that we can better treat childhood diseases. Our research studies collect data from patient health records to discover trends or treatment outcomes – helping us take better care of our children. In short, clinical research helps us help children.

Please visit to learn more about us, as well as to view our currently enrolling studies. Or call our research department at 317-621-9199.

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