Long Beach, CA / January 1, 2005 / – West Coast Clinical Trials, LLC (WCCT), a privately-owned clinical research facility, announced the expansion of its clinical facilities on Redondo Avenue in Long Beach. The new Phase I unit is part of the 25,000 sq ft expansion adjacent to the outpatient clinical trials unit.
“The expansion of our Phase I unit will help us meet the growing demand from our pharmaceutical sponsors and provide a comfortable environment for our trial participants,” said Dr. Kenneth Kim, President and Chief Executive Officer. A 40-bed overnight facility, the Phase I unit offers private sleeping quarters and examination rooms as well as an entertainment area for study participants. The new facility boasts state-of-the-art equipment such as, atomic clocks, multiple spirometry units and ECG machines, treadmills, -70°C freezers, refrigerated centrifuges, stadiometers, and a sleep lab.
About West Coast Clinical Trials, LLC
West Coast Clinical Trials (WCCT) is a thriving Phase I through IV research practice located in southern California. The main office, a 25,000 square foot facility, is located in Long Beach, California, with a second office in Newport Beach. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kenneth T. Kim, founder, is nationally recognized in the areas of latex allergy, asthma, and rhinitis research. The company is focused on Phase I work in all therapeutic areas. Principal investigators board-certified in allergy/asthma, pediatrics, endocrinology, oncology, family practice, nephrology, and sleep disorders currently oversee clinical trials in their areas of expertise.
WCCT offers a dedicated 40-bed Phase I overnight facility in Long Beach that conducts studies with healthy volunteer as well as studies recruiting special patient populations such as patients with diabetes, allergy, asthma, renal-impairment, or postmenopausal patients. A large internal database and its geographical location provide the Company with access to elderly, pediatric, and ethnically diverse populations. WCCT is well-positioned to conduct special population studies, including Japanese-bridging studies.
For almost 10 years, WCCT has conducted hundreds of clinical studies involving thousands of patients for nationally and internationally recognized pharmaceutical companies. WCCT focuses on providing excellent customer service and strives to achieve recognition as a center of excellence for bridging medical research into new therapies that benefit patients. For more information, please visit www.wcct.com.
West Coast Clinical Trials, LLC
5630 Cerritos Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630 USA
Phone: (714) 252-0700