CCI Clinical Research Facilities

We offer inpatient and outpatient clinics, conveniently located in and near Brigham and Women's Hospital, that are dedicated to clinical research. CCI facilities and research services are available to BWH research investigators and industry collaborators translating promising clinical research ideas into successful protocols and results.

Inpatient Facilities

Tower 9AB Inpatient Unit
15 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
Hours: Weekdays and Weekends, 24 hours
Phone: 617-732-7765

Tower 9A units are available for inpatient studies as well as outpatient procedures that require more than 12 hours of intense nursing support. Tower 9B boasts start-of-the-art technology to monitor subjects for studies requiring environmental standardization.

The inpatient space is located on the 9th floor of the hospital tower and includes 6 inpatient bed units (Tower 9A) and 5 intensive physiologic monitoring bed units (Tower 9B) with environmental standardization of temperature, light, and outside stimuli. These units are staffed by registered nurses, research technicians, patient care assistants, and nutrition consultants.

Outpatient Facilities

Ambulatory Clinical Center (ACC)
Richardson Fuller Building (RFB-3)
221 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Hours: 7:30am-4pm., Weekdays
Phone: 617-732-6860

Clinical Trials Center (CTC)
Peter Bent Brigham (PBB-A4)
15 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
Hours: 7am-6pm, Weekdays
Phone: 617-732-8027

Clinical Trials Hub (CTH)
Hale Building for Transformative Medicine (Suite 3040)
60 Fenwood Road
Boston, MA 02115
Hours: 7:30am-4pm., Weekdays
Phone: 617-732-7791

We offer three outpatient clinics for research visits.

  • The ACC offers 5 exam rooms nearby to endocrine and sleep medicine, and an easily accessible location with valet parking at 221 Longwood Ave. This unit is ideal for visits including consenting, questionnaires, phlebotomy, nursing OGTTs, injections, and infant follow-ups.
  • The CTC offers 4 exam/infusion rooms convenient to many clinics in the main hospital with a location on the BWH Pike. The CTC is ideal for interventional study visits and drug infusions clinical trials.
  • The CTH hosts 3 exam rooms and an infusion bay with 3 suites located in the Building for Transformative Medicine, nearby neurology and rheumatology research practices. This modern unit supports interventional study visits and drug infusions clinical trials.

All three units provide expanded working space for study teams including consult rooms, conference rooms, and touchdown workstations and work area for study monitors.

The outpatient units also offer laboratory simple processing facilities, phlebotomy chairs, and locked and refrigerated short-term drug storage. These units are staffed by Nurse Practitioner, Physician’s Assistant, registered nurses, phlebotomist/laboratory technicians, and nutrition consultants.

All of these facilities and staff are available via our direct scheduling system to all research teams that have approved applications with the CCI.

"Off-Unit" Research Support

The CCI continues to expand resource accessibility for research activities being conducted in clinical units throughout the hospital. The CCI’s mid-level practitioners, registered nurses, nutrition professionals, laboratory technicians and research coordinators are available to support research activities being pursued in BWH hospital departments and divisions.

Contact us at CCI@bwh.harvard.edu to learn more about these services.