Nicotine Research - High Point Clinical Trial Center
 

Nicotine Research

TOBACCO-FRIENDLY VOLUNTEERS

One of the largest stand-alone air exchange smoking chambers in North America featuring negative pressure airlock and independent ventilation system.

 

Our geography, known for growing tobacco, has driven the well-characterized database (over 12,000) of moist snuff tobacco users, e-cigarette/vapor users and smokers. HPC has developed specific recruiting programs in the community to build these populations for a constant supply of subjects interested in participating in these trials.

CLINIC CAPABILITIES

High Point Clinical offers the largest smoking area in the clinical research industry-xxx square feet of controlled air handling in a separate wing of the research facility.

 

Our smoking laboratory is specifically designed for in-patient and out-patient studies assessing:

  • Abuse Liability
  • Biomarkers
  • Blood or Urine Cotinine
  • Exhaled Breath Measurement
  • Nicotine Delivery
  • Product Choice
  • PK
  • Puff Topography
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tobacco Risk Assessment
  • Vaping

FACILITY & STAFF

High Point physicians have significant experience with the assessment of Central Nervous System effects and actively volunteer at health fairs and the Community Clinic of High Point

 

Our patient-centric facility equipped with 24/7 medical oversight and pharmacy staff experienced in the preparation and dispensing of tobacco products ensures patient safety and high-quality study results.

 

Electronic patient reported outcome measures are recorded using the marketing leading CANTAB Connect technology from Cambridge Cognition. These electronic Visual Analog Scales have rapid set-up are 21 Part 11 compliant.

SUPPORT SERVICES

Our client-focused custom full-service model allows sponsors to develop a full study program as needed from the initial regulatory consultation and study design through ICH compliant clinical study reports.

BIOANALYSIS

Our partners are deeply experienced with the intricacies proper sample collection, preparation and measurement required to ensure contaminant-free sample analysis data. The assays offered include the full spectrum of biomarkers of oxidative stress, nicotine and metabolites in both plasma and urine.

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