Clinical Investigation Services


The Clinical Investigation Services Core (CISC) provides centralized clinical research infrastructure for investigators in multiple disciplines.  The CISC research unit (formerly “CRC”) serves pediatric and adult patient-oriented research, including first-in-human studies, mechanistic and integrative physiology, clinical trials, and behavioral studies.  A mobile team of clinical research staff supports investigators with studies conducted at point-of-care sites.


  • Outpatient units providing investigators and research subjects with comfortable surroundings for physical exams, procedures, private interviews and data collection
  • Experienced research staff who work in partnership with investigators to implement and complete protocols
  • A study suite at Weiler Hospital  for lengthy infusion, biopsy and exercise protocols

Location and Contacts

Clinical Investigation Services

Forchheimer G47; MMC/Moses Research Pavillion 4th Floor


Associate Director
Marla Keller, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Director (Pediatrics)
Frederick Kaskel, M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Director
Margaret Arnim, MBA, FACHE

Clincal Staff Director
Gail Glenn, RN, M.Ed.