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TAIWAN SPOTLIGHT

Here you can find information of Taiwan clinical trial environment including clear and expedited review process, c-IRB system, international accreditations and real world databases in Taiwan.

CLINICAL TRIAL CENTERS

There are many excellent clinical trial centers in Taiwan. They have internationally acclaimed infrastructure, outstanding clinical trial professionals and conduct high quality, GCP-compliant clinical trials.

c-IRB

Collaborative IRB (c-IRB) is a synchronized more efficient ethic review process that aims to control review timeline and simplify the application process for multi-center clinical trials.

TAIWAN CLINICAL TRIALS CONSORTIUM

Taiwan Clinical Trials Consortium (TCTC) brings together 14 disease-specific clinical trial consortia, involving more than 280 experienced clinical trial members and PIs.

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Clinical Trial Centers

All listed clinical trial centers are recognized as teaching hospitals or medical centers by the Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW). They have well-organized infrastructure and conduct high quality, GCP-compliant clinical trials.
  • Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Clinical Trial Center

    • Taoyuan City

      Location

    • 9,000

      beds

    • 1,700

      doctors/PIs

    • Promotion of early phase clinical trials.
    • Promote the development of domestic and international biotechnology.
    • Promote education of clinical trial training.
  • China Medical University Hospital Clinical Trial Center

    • Taichung City

      Location

    • 2,076

      beds

    • 884

      doctors/PIs

    • Clinical Trial Center at China Medical University Hospital has been in collaboration with 294 international, domestic pharmaceutical and biotech companies as well as national research institutes including top 25 companies in the world with a wide scope of therapeutic trials including those applying stem cells for treating stroke, acute myocardial infarction, selected types of cancers and others.
    • Clinical Trial Center at China Medical University Hospital is the very first clinical center in Taiwan to have an academic CRO (ARO) and in-house SMO to substantially reduce the costs charged by commercial CROs and SMO and greatly improve trial operation.
    • Clinical Trial Center at China Medical University Hospital has established a team to execute big health data analytics in generating real world evidence since 2010 with more than 1,400 papers published to date including those in topnotch journals such as JAMA, Lancet and others.
  • KMUH Clinical Trial Center

    • Kaohsiung City

      Location

    • 1,704

      beds

    • 806

      doctors/PIs

    • Full accredited from the AAHRPP (2018.12) and JCI (2019.01).
    • Conduct about 400 clinical trials every year, and over 70% were multicenter research trial.
    • First site that had been approved by MOHW for face transplant clinical trial in Taiwan.
  • Clinical Trial Center National Cheng-Kung University Hospital

    • Tainan City

      Location

    • 1,343

      beds

    • 801

      doctors/PIs

    • Early Phase Unit (Also experienced in First In Human studies)
    • Full Accredited from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP) Pharmacogenomics laboratory received accreditations from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Pharmacogenomics laboratory received accreditations from the Taiwan Accreditation Foundation (TAF)
    • About 930 clinical trials conducted at site, including 273 Phase I-II early phase trials.
  • National Taiwan University Hospital Clinical Trial Center

    • Taipei City

      Location

    • 2,600

      beds

    • 1,008

      doctors/PIs

    • Liver cancer is one of the major malignancies in Taiwan, in terms of prevalence and mortality rates. Based on the efforts of our experts and research team, we have cooperated with many global and local pharmaceutical companies to develop various investigator-initiated clinical trials or to lead many sponsor-initiated clinical trials. The efforts also facilitate the recent approval of cabozantinib and ramucirumab by US-FDA in advanced HCC. These accomplishments make our institute one of the most competitive center in the field of new cancer drug development.
    • The largest oncology phase I trial center in Asia. Have completed many phase I trials of immunotherapy (PDR001 + MBG453 preliminary results presented at ESMO 2019), targeted therapy (DS8201a preliminary results presented at AACR-NCI-EORTC 2019, BI853520 results published in Target Oncol 2019, PLX3397 results published in Invest New Drugs 2019, TSR011 results published in Br J Cancer 2019).
    • We assessed the efficacy and safety of screening and eradication of Helicobacter pylori to reduce the incidences of gastric cancer and peptic ulcers. We further developed simple assay to detect drug resistant Helicobacter strains and new treatment regimens so that the physicians are able to conduct personalized therapies to patients. We conducted 6 trials and published 5 SCI articles in 2019.
  • Joint Clinical Research Center, Taipei Medical University

    • Taipei City

      Location

    • 2,648

      beds

    • 834

      doctors/PIs

    • Single administration system to operate IRB, contracting and trial management of multi-center clinical trial.
    • Establish a comprehensive accelerator system for incubation, clinical trial, industrialization and commercialization.
    • TMU Healthcare System had accredited by AAHRPP Full Accreditation twice and followed ICH-GCP guideline.
  • Taipei Veterans General Hospital General Clinical Research Center

    • Taipei City

      Location

    • 2,802

      beds

    • 1,416

      doctors/PIs

    • The headquarter of cardiovascular metabolic consortium in Taiwan
    • A hub of rare disease trial in Taiwan
    • A stem cell research headquarter in Taiwan
  • Cathay General Hospital Center of Clinical Trial and Research

    • Taipei City

      Location

    • 839

      beds

    • 365

      doctors/PIs

    • Professional medical research group with good clinical trial experiment.
    • Provide environment and qualified equipment for clinical trial research.
    • Medical Center located in the center of Taipei with convenient transportation.
  • Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Clinical Trial Center

    • Kaohsiung City

      Location

    • 2,691

      beds

    • 586

      doctors/PIs

    • Reinforce management of clinical trial and simplify pre-implementation process
    • Establish comprehensive clinical trial training programs and encourage investigator to conduct investigator-initiating clinical researches with high industrial value and innovation
    • Implement subject protection programs and improve potential subject’s awareness of clinical trial.
  • Changhua Christian Medical Foundation Changhua Christian Hospital Clinical Trial Center

    • Changhua County

      Location

    • 1,648

      beds

    • 654

      doctors/PIs

    • Conduct about 150 new drug clinical trials every year
    • Changhua Christian healthcare system includes 6 district hospitals and 1 cooperation hospital , set up an excellent referral system
    • Full Accreditation Awarded by AAHRPP
  • Chung Shan Medical University Hospital-New Drug, New Medical Device, New Medical Technology Clinical Trial Management Center

    • Taichung City

      Location

    • 1,134

      beds

    • 483

      doctors/PIs

    • Provide one stop shop service window
    • Online contract reviewing system.
    • Regularly hold clinical trial education training courses
  • E-Da Hospital Western Medicine Clinical Center

    • Kaohsiung City

      Location

    • 1,066

      beds

    • 417

      doctors/PIs

  • MacKay Memorial Hospital Clinical trials office

    • Taipei City

      Location

    • 2,100

      beds

    • 1,246

      doctors/PIs

    • one-stop service
    • Clinical Pharmacology Unit (CPU)- In cooperation with Protech Pharmaservices Corporation, the unit at MMH Tam-Sui branch in June 2012.
    • The hospital has a large number of patients and many types of diseases.
  • Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital Clinical Trial Center

    • Taipei City

      Location

    • 817

      beds

    • 461

      doctors/PIs

    • Help SPONSOR and CROS to find and support the feasibility of the PIs ability about the ongoing trials
    • We have office of clinical trial center for the data reservoir of the SPONSORS/CROS/SCs, as well as the site monitor place
    • We have clinical trial ward for the patient who needs to receive trial with admission
  • Taipei City Hospital Center for Clinical Trials

    • Taipei City

      Location

    • 3,078

      beds

    • 850

      doctors/PIs

    • The merger of ten Taipei municipal hospitals into one unit has made the Taipei City Hospital a large healthcare institutein Northern Taiwan. The purpose of this merger was not only to improve hospital-and community- based healthcare, but also to rebuild Taipei City’s entire public healthcare system. The theme of this reform was the creation of a “Wholistic Care System”.
    • Taipei City Hospital has a total of 7 branches, which are located in various administrative districts of Taipei City. The supply of hospital beds is sufficient, and the resources of each institution are shared among seven branches and thus the research efficacy could be enhanced.
    • Our hospital is committed to Home care, Palliative care, Long-term care, and Integrated dementia care, and so is capable of developing clinical trials of related medical devices.
  • Taichung Veterans General Hospital Clinical Research Center

    • Taichung City

      Location

    • 1,576

      beds

    • 849

      doctors/PIs

    • patient-centered" all-round integrated medical care
    • Total quality management and patient safety
    • Developing forward-looking medical research
  • Tri-Service General Hospital General Clinical Research Center

    • Taipei City

      Location

    • 1,800

      beds

    • 800

      doctors/PIs

    • Contribute to perform the phase I clinical trials
    • Full-time professional research nurses、specialty contract management and equipment maintenance calibration manager.
    • Independent & exclusive ward spaces、access control、yellow-light environment in the executive areas、freezers’ temperature by central monitor、primary-secondary clocks corrected by GPS.
  • Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation Clinical Trial Center

    • Hualien County

      Location

    • 970

      beds

    • 418

      doctors/PIs

    • Patient safety first in clinical trial.
    • Full time research nurse for clinical trial execution and services for CRO.
    • One-stop service for trial sponsor, CRO and PI and high efficient process of contract and ethic review.
  • Clinical Trial Center of Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation

    • New Taipei City

      Location

    • 1,013

      beds

    • 385

      doctors/PIs

    • The goal of CTC is focus on the quality of clinical trials and pursuit of excellence. About half of completed clinical trials are global pharmaceutical clinical trials
    • The hospital has an independent building of Division of Psychiatry, and because it is General Hospital, which can provide clinical trial participants with other support.
  • Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital Division of Clinical Trials

    • Kaohsiung City

      Location

    • 1,274

      beds

    • 701

      doctors/PIs

    • Provide high-quality, warm, and reliable healthcare.
    • Establish a patient safety-oriented clinical trial environment which could integrate prediction, prevention, personalization, and participation.
    • Develop science and technology to benefit both research and clinical medicine.
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Clinical Trial Center
  • Taoyuan City

    Location

  • 9,000

    beds

  • 1,700

    doctors/PIs

  • Promotion of early phase clinical trials.
  • Promote the development of domestic and international biotechnology.
  • Promote education of clinical trial training.

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