Clinical Research Centre
Maria Middelares General Hospital is committed to high-tech, expert care that we continuously check against the latest medical and scientific developments.
The Clinical Research Centre plays an active role in scientific research and clinical studies by participating in industry-sponsored as well as academic studies. The centre also initiates research projects. Scientific research and clinical studies are essential to developing and optimising medical treatments and techniques. This allows us to provide our patients with access to innovative medication, medical aids and surgical techniques as soon as possible.
Every study is approved beforehand by an Ethics Committee.
- Excelling in innovative treatments in Belgium
- Contributing to the development of scientific knowledge for the prevention, treatment and healing of medical conditions
- Creating a stimulating environment for the clinical development of medication, infrastructure and experienced medical teams
Our team is here for you
At the Clinical Research Centre, the physician researchers are active in various disciplines and are responsible for carrying out clinical studies within their area of expertise. Research study nurses, study coordinators, scientific colleagues and data analysts all support the physician investigators in the organisation and implementation of research studies. In addition, the various research departments receive the support of the hospital pharmacy, the laboratory, the Radiology Department, etc.
For legal, administrative and financial processes, the research departments are centrally supported by the ethics committee, the Data Protection Officer, staff members, the Clinical Studies Invoicing Department, among others. Together, all of these departments form the Clinical Research Centre.