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Our mission: To develop and share knowledge that improves the care of patients around the world through innovative clinical research.

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At a glance

Conducted studies at more than 37,000 sites in 65 countries

Completed more than 1,000 phase I-IV clinical trials, patient outcomes studies, and comparative effectiveness analyses

Employs more than 1,300 employees, including more than 200 faculty

Manages numerous national patient registries

Enrolled more than 1.2 million patients in DCRI studies

Published more than 10,000 papers in peer-reviewed journals


Improving the practice of medicine through education at the DCRI.

DCRI Fellowship Program

Medical Student Research
  Training Program

DCRI Education

Weekly Research Conferences

Conferences/Scientific Meetings


Learn more about the educational opportunities offered by the DCRI.

Why Choose the DCRI?

World-renowned faculty provide scientific leadership across multiple therapeutic areas.

Experienced and consistent clinical operations teams expertly manage all aspects of global clinical trials.

Impeccable data integrity and biostatistical expertise yield credible study results that change clinical practice.