A Multi-Specialty Site Network for Phase I-IV Clinical Trials

Sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) worldwide partner with Meridian to develop drug, medical device, and diagnostic products across numerous therapeutic areas.

Whether you’re looking to perform a single-site study or a complex, high-volume trial, Meridian will provide support tailored for your research program. Tapping an expansive site network and participant database, Meridian assigns the ideal location(s) and personnel for every project.

By minimizing the operational burden of onboarding, enrollment, and communication processes, Meridian supports rapid study startup and high-integrity data delivery.

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Studies conducted

Strategically aligned with 7 top-10 Sponsors and 8 top-10 CROs

Leading investigators with specialized expertise

Meridian supports clinical studies across major therapeutic areas. As a forerunner in large vaccine trials and research involving sensitive patient populations (e.g., pediatrics, neurology, urology), Meridian is equipped to support complex research programs.

Meridian's principal investigators are sought after in their fields to the extent that they are asked to assist Sponsors and CROs with protocol design. This expertise, paired with Meridian’s fully-equipped and staffed research sites, facilitates fast, high-quality acquisition, analysis, and provision of data.

When outcomes depend on the therapeutic expertise of your studies investigative staff, Meridian is the partner of choice.

Therapeutic and specialty population expertise

An expansive multi-specialty site network and proprietary patient database

Meridian maintains proprietary patient databases and leverages research and physician practice databases to provide direct access to potential study participants.

Meridian is also the largest member of Platinum Research Network, which provides access to more than 40 million patients globally. Due to the strategic footprint of this site network, Meridian studies often serve as an additional care option for patients currently seeking treatment for conditions.

Geographically and demographically diverse, Meridian’s network enables prompt access to a viable study infrastructure.

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A robust, versatile clinical infrastructure

Meridian's dedicated research and embedded site network is built to quickly actualize trials and scale operations when necessary. Every site is supported by one of Meridian's dedicated recruitment and follow-up contact centers.

Meridian can align with your central IRB or central laboratory. Beyond accommodating the soft infrastructure required to support your study, Meridian can also integrate new or unique technologies or treatment approaches to run specialized studies.

Study support

  • Payment/stipend technologies
  • Complion for eRegulatory
  • EMR/EHR where available
  • Clinical Conductor CTMS for research database
  • Alignment with your central IRB or laboratory
  • Same day collection/shipping capability

Facility features

  • CLIA-certified laboratories
  • IATA-certified staff
  • GCP-trained physicians and staff at every site
  • Refrigerators, -2°C fridge-freezers, -70°C freezers; dry ice access
  • Ambient and refrigerated centrifuges
  • 24 hour recordable temperature devices
  • Peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) processing
  • Surgical equipment
  • Locked/controlled access storage areas
  • Fully equipped emergency kit, oxygen, and automated external defibrillator (AED)

Patient-centric recruitment and research conduct

Meridian is dedicated to creating a happier patient experience throughout clinical studies. With dedicated call centers in Omaha, NE, and Statesboro, GA, Meridian simplifies recruitment, screening, consenting, treatment, retention, and follow-up processes for clients and participants alike.

Every study Meridian conducts begins with a process to identify and match potential participants from an extensive database. Meridian also has in-house patient engagement specialists who can maximize your ROI for localized recruitment funds.

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Patients enrolled

In-house monitoring, quality assurance, and audit support

Average enrollment for vaccine trials

Government-funded research experience

Studies conducted

First-in-human trial experience

Strategically aligned with 7 top-10 Sponsors and 8 top-10 CROs

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Johnson and Johnson
Novo Nordisk
Sanofi Pasteur
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