The Clinical Translational Research Unit (CTRU) operates as a clinical research unit, with both outpatient and overnight facilities.

The CTRU is a Washington University in St. Louis Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) – associated core. Located on the 5th floor, Center for Outpatient Health (COH).

The CTRU supports clinical research by offering space and clinical services to research teams. A skilled research nursing staff and patient care associates experienced in implementing sophisticated clinical studies is available to assist.
The CTRU is staffed 24 hours per day beginning Mondays at 7:00 AM through Fridays at 5:00 PM.

The CTRU is open one weekend every other month (see weekend availability).


Lisa Menneke
Nurse Manager