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What is the Experimental Therapeutics Unit? 

The Experimental Therapeutics Unit (ETU) provides a dedicated and friendly environment for the care of pediatric clinical research volunteers. The ETU provides inpatient beds, outpatient exam and consult rooms, fast-track phlebotomy, skilled clinical research nurses, dietitians, and a dedicated lab technician to support specimen processing. Highly experienced research nurse practitioners are available to help investigators and study teams prepare for and conduct study visits occurring in the ETU. For additional information and pricing, please contact Stacey Edwards and Ivy Dang

Studies must be approved to use the ETU before scheduling visits. To apply to use the ETU, submit an application through Harvard Catalyst Clinical Research Center (HCCRC) Resource Request (select "Request CRC Services").  For more information or to discuss the specific needs of your study, contact Stacey Edwards and Ivy Dang.

ETU hours

Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM – 6 PM

Visits can sometimes be accommodated outside of these hours. 

ETU locations

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Boston Children's Waltham
9 Hope Avenue
Waltham, MA 02453