Baptist Clinical Research Institute


Research is an important aspect of the health care industry. Baptist Memorial Health Care conducts in-depth research in many areas to help determine the safety and effectiveness of new treatments and medications.

Baptist Clinical Research Institute

The Baptist Clinical Research Institute is a hospital-based research center that conducts patient studies called clinical trials (research protocols) to help develop leading-edge medical care for patients.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Baptist Memorial Health Care Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee of physicians, statisticians, researchers, community advocates and others that ensures a clinical trial is ethical and the rights of study participants are protected. Submission guidelines, a meeting schedule and contact information are available on our IRB page.

Areas of Research

BCRC conducts research in the following areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac/vascular surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Oncology
  • Pulmonary medicine
  • Emergency medicine

Baptist Cancer Center Clinical Trials

The Baptist Cancer Center conducts clinical trials to ensure the advancement of our research efforts to help expand and improve our approach to cancer treatment. The cancer clinical trials cover a variety of cancers including breast oncology, head and neck oncology, experimental therapeutics program, and malignant hematology program.