For current fees please contact the CCRC at 916-703-5600 or Lisa A. Wilson. You will need to include these fees in your budget prior to AFRU approval.
For budget justification, we recommend using the following text: The CTSC Clinical Research Center (CCRC) is a highly specialized patient unit that provides medical scientists with opportunities for careful study of disease. These facilities are governed by the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under the Clinical and Translational Science Award program. They provide 10 RNs who provide 24/7 care to subjects enrolled in clinical research studies, a nurse practitioner who provides expanded services to investigators (i.e., clinical procedures, exams), an exercise physiologist who has a variety of methods of measuring body composition, bone density, metabolic rate and exercise fit through the use of a BOD POD, DEXA machine, Metabolic Cart, and 12 Lead EKG Stress Treadmill system; a research dietitian who provides nutritional support to study protocols by providing nutritional analysis, designing specialized meal plans, providing nutritional counseling to subjects, and on-site food preparation and lap support.