Welcome to Southwest Clinical Research Institute (SCRI). We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Kidney Institute (SKI), a leading kidney disease management company.

We are located in Tempe, Arizona along with multiple satellite locations throughout the state.  SCRI is a dedicated clinical research center that specializes in Phase I-IV trials. Our areas of expertise include Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension (High blood pressure), Hyperlipidemia (High cholesterol), Vitamin D deficiency, dialysis, dialysis related investigational device trials, kidney transplant, etc.

Our research team consists of experienced clinical investigators, and well trained staff. We are committed to the highest quality of care and manage clinical research trials in the compliance with the Code of Federal regulations and the globally accepted Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Guidelines of the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH).

If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial, click on “Volunteers/Interest Form” to find out what studies we are currently recruiting for, as well as to access Frequently Asked Questions.

If you are a pharmaceutical company or CRO looking for a place to conduct a trial, take a look at the resources on our Sponsors page. Learn what sets SCRI apart by clicking on our current studies, current capabilities, and experience.


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