The Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Education

Research Nursing Services

About the CTRU

The CTRU, located at the new 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
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  • Patient Reservation Form
  • Subsidy and Cost Recovery Policy
  • CTRU Pricing List
  • 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  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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