Mt. Auburn Dedicated Research Site
Located in the Mt. Auburn neighborhood, Meridian's dedicated research facility in Cincinnati performs clinical studies on a multitude of medications and devices intended to address the following health conditions:
- Anxiety conditions
- Chronic diseases
- Chronic pain
- Hot flashes
- Infectious diseases
- Migraine headache
- Smoking cessation
- Urinary incontinence
- Viral infections
- Weight loss
About this research site
Meridian acquired Sterling Research Group of Cincinnati in 2021. Sterling Research Group served the greater Cincinnati area for more than 20 years and collaborated closely with Meridian for decades as longtime members of a leading research site network. Meridian will further the clinical research excellence Sterling founded, while also expanding benefits to Cincinnati research study participants and to the research studies we support.
Join a clinical trial in Cincinnati
For more information about joining a clinical study in Cincinnati, complete the form on this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you decide if the study is right for you.
Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.
Phone: (513) 381-3320 (call center)
Phone: (513) 381-4100 (clinic)
Meridian Clinical Research
2230 Auburn Avenue, Level B
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Monday through Friday
7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Meet Your Physician
Every clinical trial is overseen by a Principal Investigator – a physician who is responsible for the rights, safety and welfare of the study participants. Research studies at our Mt. Auburn clinical research site are conducted in partnership with Dr. Butcher.
Bain Butcher, MD
Dr. Butcher specializes in family medicine. In addition to practicing medicine, Bain Butcher is a conceptual figurative artist who exhibits nationally and maintains a studio in Cincinnati, OH. He received his MFA in painting from the New York Academy of Art in 2006 where he studied with leading contemporary figurative painters.
He has won numerous awards and his work has been included in multiple publications. In addition to his studio practice, Bain is an Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati, and he teaches courses in contemporary figurative art at Bain Butcher Studio.