Institutional Centers for Clinical and Translational Research (ICCTR)

ICCTR| Collaborating Programs | Experimental Therapeutics Unit

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. For additional information and pricing, please contact Cindy Williams.

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 additional information and an estimated timeline on the Scientific Review process, download the HCCRC Protocol Review Process.

ETU hours

Mon, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tues, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wed, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thurs, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Visits can sometimes be accommodated outside of these hours. For more information or to discuss the specific needs of your study, contact Cindy Williams, Nursing Director, ETU.

ETU location

300 Longwood Avenue
Pavilion Building, 6th floor
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: 617-355-7861

The commitment and compassion with which we care for all children and families is matched only by the pioneering spirit of discovery and innovation that drives us to think differently, to find answers, and to build a better tomorrow for children everywhere.

Kevin B. Churchwell, President and CEO