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The Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences Clinical Research Group is dedicated to conducting industry-sponsored, cooperative group, multidisciplinary and investigator-initiated research studies.

We have dedicated, experienced full-time clinical research coordinators to expedite start-up and regulatory activities. Our coordinators are provided educational programs to enhance their skills and maintain GCPs and regulatory knowledge. We provide facilities for outpatient Phase II-IV clinical trials.

Areas of interest

Our investigators are interested in all areas of otolaryngology, including but not limited to:

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Sinus disorders
  • Pain management
  • Quality of life
  • Public health
  • Wound-healing
  • Keloid formation
  • Hearing loss
  • Infections
  • Recurrent respiratory papilloma
  • Reflux disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Trauma
  • Xerostomia
  • Tobacco cessation/prevention