The center oversees dozens of research programs.
The Pediatric Clinical Research Center (PCRC) acts as the hub for clinical and translational research at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. PCRC staff help researchers with their administrative, nursing, statistical and laboratory needs.
The center also offers comprehensive research lab services and state-of-the-art facilities to the medical center’s scientists. However, the PCRC focuses entirely on research. Clinical laboratory services for hospital staff or patients is handled by the Pathology and Clinical Laboratory.
Eligibility and Costs
All clinical and basic scientists at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland, as well as other staff working on studies approved by Children’s Hospital’s Internal Review Board, are welcome to use PCRC services. We are able to handle multi-center studies and studies with various sources of funding, including those with corporate sponsors. PCRC use fees vary and are negotiable. For more information call (510) 428-3885, ext. 5366.
Phone: (510) 428-3885, ext. 5366
Fax: (510) 450-5809
• Laurie Schumacher, MPH, PhD — Assistant Program Director/Administrator
• Nancy Sweeters, RN, PNP — Research Nurse Practitioner
Where to find us
Outpatient Center, first floor — Map/Directions
744 52nd St., Oakland, CA 94609