The MCA is committed to increasing clinical trial activity across the Paso del Norte region as part of its mission to cultivate a dynamic biomedical industry and a globally competitive innovation/entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Clinical trials help open the door for promising new vaccines, drug therapies, dietary supplements and medical devices. They can also provide valuable insight on the health effects of dietary supplements and dietary and lifestyle choices.

The MCA actively seeks opportunities to establish clinic trials activities on the MCA campus and across the Paso del Norte region. Growing regional clinical trial activity is critical to bringing new treatments to market to benefit the health of people around the world.

If your organization seeks to conduct cost-effective clinical trials of new drugs, supplements, medical devices or lifestyle choices, the MCA is available to assist you each step of the way.

Benefits of establishing clinical trial programs on the MCA Campus and within the region includes:

  • Increased access to innovative life-saving medicine
  • Increase in physician and patient opportunities to participate in groundbreaking research
  • Provide significant benefits to our local economy
  • Help the MCA attract and retain biomedical research talent to the region
  • Improved healthcare outcomes

What We Are Doing

Clinical Trials Consortium

The mission of the MCA’s Clinical Trial Consortium (CTC) is to expand and accelerate the region’s infrastructure and competitiveness in clinical research and innovation.

Learn about the Consortium

Why conduct clinical trials in the Paso del Norte region?

Across the MCA Campus, and within the Cardwell Collaborative, there are experienced biomedical researchers and health care providers who can provide technical assistance and support of clinical trials.

The demographics of the Paso del Norte region present researchers with opportunities to conduct clinical trials on treatments focusing on critical health issues such as diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and breast, prostate and other cancers.

If you are interested in conducting a clinical trial, contact us today to learn how we may be able to assist your project.

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