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The Blue Buffalo Veterinary Clinical Trials Office (BBVCTO) is one of the largest established and reputable clinical trials offices in the country, providing unmatched services and overseeing over 30 to 50 clinical trials each year on client-owned animals with naturally occurring diseases.

The Biospecimen Repository (BR) collects samples from animals affected by a variety of illnesses, and stores them for future use by investigators. These samples are incredibly valuable to researchers working to propel ground-breaking advances.

BBVCTO is the only center in the country supported by both a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Translational Science Award and a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Grant. BBVCTO enrolls hundreds of patients into clinical trials through The Ohio State University Veterinary Health System, which provides care for more than 72,000 canine, feline, equine and farm animal patients each year.

Our team can facilitate observational and interventional clinical trials. Examples of clinical trials we perform are as follows:

  • Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials (Preclinical and Clinical)
  • Medical Device Trials
  • Treatment Trials
  • Prevention Trials
  • Screening Trials
  • Multicenter Trials
  • Cohort Studies
  • Pilot and Feasibility Studies

We can assist investigators in numerous areas to ensure a successful clinical trial including:

  • Execution and oversight of clinical trials
  • Protocol design/Budget review
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Technical support Electronic databases (REDCap™ support)
  • Collection of tissues/body fluids
  • Marketing
  • Academic institutions
  • Ohio State faculty
  • Government entities
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Research organizations and more
  • Extremely dedicated, board-certified specialists in more than 20 disciplines, including anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, interventional surgical procedures, neurology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, pathology, radiology, and soft-tissue surgery
  • Skilled and compassionate Veterinarians and registered veterinary technicians with extensive experience in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) clinical trials
  • Dedicated clinical trial coordinators for each trial
  • Compliance with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Veterinary Medical Center and GCP compliance
  • Personalized service in all aspects of your trial