Human Clinical Core

Overview of Services

The Human Clinical Research Facility (HCRF) is a 23,000 square foot biomedical research facility that was developed with a mission is to serve as a comprehensive biomedical research facility in providing support to researchers conducting human clinical research at Texas A&M University. The HCRF contains facilities to conduct training and rehabilitation research; a large conference / lecture area; offices for faculty, staff, and research assistants; 12 beds for overnight research studies; a metabolic kitchen for feeding studies; a pharmacy compounding room for preparing sterile intravenous solutions; 4 procedure and research examination rooms; DEXA and resting energy expenditure rooms; large physiological testing area; a secured data archive system; nursing station, blood/tissue processing and testing laboratory; biobank with 7 monitored and controlled -80°C freezers with a capacity for 200,000 samples; a comprehensive wet lab facility that can accommodate 4 LC-MS/MS, 2 GC-MS/MS systems, cell culture, routine clinical chemistry applications, ELISA’s etc. Principal Investigators within the Texas A&M University system can access the HCRF by collaborating directly with ESNL and/or CTRAL faculty members on sponsored research or working with the HCRF Directors to coordinate data collection on IRB approved protocols on a fee for service basis.


Richard B. Kreider, PhD|Executive Director

Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD|Director of Clinical Research

Facility Contact Information:

675 John Kimbrough Blvd.
Building #1542
College Station, TX 77843-4253
Call: 979-458-1741

Links and Resources

  1. Human Clinical Research Facility


Name Role Phone Email Location
Richard B. Kreider, PhD
Executive Director
675 John Kimbrough Blvd. Building #1542 College Station, TX 77843-4253