NCRU

Neurosciences Clinical Research Unit
Sandler Neurosciences Center
675 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco, CA 94158

The NCRU is located on the first floor, Suite 130.

The NCRU’s mission is to foster and support neuroscience research involving human subjects. The NCRU is available to investigators needing space and resources to conduct observational and interventional (clinical trial) studies on a recharge basis. Apply to use the NCRU. 

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The Neurosciences Imaging Center also calls the NCRU home. The NIC consists of an 11-room neurophysiology suite and two MRI scanners dedicated to brain imaging research. It is directed by Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD.

Director  
Adam Boxer, MD, PhD

NCRU Manager 
Kristen Fox, RN, MS

Nurse 
Loni Porlaris, RN

Administrator 
Ann Giron

Phlebotomist
Elaine Nobriga

NCRU Facilities Include

  • A spacious waiting room with reception
  • 8 fully furnished exam rooms (3 outfitted with reclining infusion chairs)
  • 6 consult rooms
  • A nutrition prep station with snacks and beverages for research participants
  • A phlebotomy room with two venipuncture chairs
  • Medication and medical equipment storage facilities
  • A conference room equipped with a state-of-the-art video conferencing system with seating for 40

Services Available

  • Nursing
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical assisting
  • Sample processing
  • Shipping of biological specimens