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Clinical Trials and Research Centre

About us

The Clinical Trials and Research Centre (CTRC) was set up in May 1999 as a one-stop resource centre to promote and co-ordinate high quality clinical trials in SGH. CTRC provides advice to Principal Investigators (PIs) and their Sponsors on the policies and guidelines for conducting clinical trials whether academic or sponsored.

As the coordinating centre in the hospital, CTRC maintains a database of all clinical trials in the SGH and updates the progress and status of these trials. The Centre also plays the important role of training the PIs and study coordinators.

Our services

The CTRC provides a comprehensive range of service to PIs and Sponsors conducting trials in SGH including:
  • Assistance in preparing for submission to Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other regulatory bodies
  • Assistance in budgeting and costing and agreement reviews
  • Provision of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) trained co-coordinators on project basis
  • Beginning-to-End management of trial visits
  • Collection and preliminary processing of samples before sending to central laboratory
  • Archiving of study related documents
  • Facilitates site monitoring visits, audits etc


Our staff

Currently, CTRC has a team of nine full time coordinators, who are all GCP trained to conduct studies in accordance with ICH guidelines. Our team has experience in coordinating trials in in the following disciplines:
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Haematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pain Management
  • Psychiatry
  • Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine
  • Rheumatology and Immunology
  • Renal Medicine
  • Urology

Contact Information

For more details about our services and conducting trials in SGH, please contact us at

Clinical Trials and Research Centre
Singapore General Hospital
Outram Road
Block 6 Level 1
Singapore 169608

Tel: (+65) 6321 3652