Research Experience

Our Studies

Our research studies are all overseen and regulated by Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), or the National Institute of Health (NIH) to ensure our patients’ health and well being are protected and preserved and our studies comply with all applicable rules and regulations. We are dedicated to providing safe, top quality care to our patients, and clean, reliable data to our sponsoring companies.

Our team of physicians comes from many areas of expertise including endocrinology, cardiology, internal medicine, and rheumatology.

Facility

Founded in 1995 by Dr. Richard L. Weinstein, Diablo Clinical Research is a state of the art, 14,000 sq. ft. clinical research facility located 1/2 mile from a regional hospital and 2 miles or less from major transportation lines. On site, Diablo Clinical Research has:

  • YSI 2300 Glucose/Lactate Analyzer
  • Fully equipped specimen processing lab
  • Refrigerated centrifuge
  • -20 C and -70 C freezers
  • Welch Allyn electrocardiogram machine
  • Hologic Delphi DXA machine
  • Cholestech LDx Lipid analyzer
  • Bayer HgbA1c analyzers
  • Sahara clinical bone sonometer
  • Sensory neuropathy testing equipment with QST technician on staff
  • Crash Cart
  • Back-up Generator
  • Locked and temperature-controlled drug storage (refrigerated and ambient), continuously monitored with daily temperatures logged in addition to min/max for refrigerated and ambient drug storage
  • Secure offsite records storage
  • Designated monitor space with multiple internet access lines and/or wireless connection
  • Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) room
  • Conference room
  • Separate eating/lounge area for patients

Therapeutic Areas of Expertise

Diablo Clinical Research conducts research in many therapeutic areas:

Cardiovascular Gastrointestinal
High Cholesterol Celiac Disease
Risk Prevention Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Hypertension/High Blood Pressure
Men’s Health
Chronic Pain Erectile Dysfunction
Back Pain Hypogonadism
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Nocturia
Fibromyalgia Osteoporosis/Osteopenia
Migraines Premature Ejaculation
Osteoarthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis Women’s Health/Obstetrics & Gynecology
Contraception
Device Studies Endometriosis
Cardiovascular Female Sexual Dysfunction
Diabetes Hot flashes/Menopause
Psychiatry/CNS Nocturia
Osteoporosis/Osteopenia
Endocrine/Metabolic Overactive Bladder/Incontinence
Diabetes – Type 1 & Type 2 Polycystic Ovarian Disease
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Uterine Fibroids
Metabolic Syndrome
Osteoporosis/Osteopenia
Weight Loss