Stanford

Research Nursing Services

CTRU
About the CTRU

The CTRU, located at the Freidenrich Center (FCTR), is Stanford's home for clinical and translational research. Facilities include:

  • 16 patient bays
  • 4 hospital beds
  • 3 pediatric study rooms
  • 2 phlebotomy rooms
  • Exercise/ exam room
  • Consultation rooms
  • Research kitchen
  • Sample collection lab
  • 2 rooms equipped for 23-hour sleep studies
Hours & Location
  • Mon - Thurs: 7 am to 5 pm
    Fri: 7 am to 3:30 pm
  • Freidenrich Center for Translational Research
    800 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA
  • FCTR map and directions
» Quick Downloads

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  • Patient Reservation Form
  • Subsidy and Cost Recovery Policy
  • CTRU easy contact list
  • Required new study in-service at the CTRU
  • Nursing in-service template
  • Template for Lab orders/visit at the CTRU
  • Basic template for treatment orders at the CTRU

Contact CTRU Management:  email
(650) 723-6713

CTRU research nurses provide outpatient research interventions to adult and child research participants enrolled in CTRU trials. CTRU research nurses are highly skilled in techniques including:

  • Administration of investigational drugs
  • Chemotherapy administration (related to research)
  • Complex specimen collection
  • Central line access
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Pharmacokinetic blood sampling
  • Venipuncture
Key Points
  • An approved CTRU Request Form is required for all CTRU services and resources.
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