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Next Level in Clinical Research

Next Level is partnering with key stakeholders in clinical research that are committed to pushing boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medical breakthroughs and therapies for all patients.

Why Participate in Clinical Trials?

Our mission is to conduct safe and effective clinical trials to advance development of new medications. It is healthcare heroes like you who make new treatments possible. By participating in a clinical trial you may benefit from new investigational treatments that are not otherwise available to the public. As a participant in the clinical trial, no health insurance is required. You will receive free medical care from expert physicians and all study-related medical exams, laboratory tests, and procedures are provided at no charge. You will receive care from expert physicians and all study-related medical exams, lab tests, and procedures at no charge to you.

You may receive compensation for your time.

There is no cost associated with the visit or medication.

Conveniently located at our Tanglewood Clinic.

Steps for Participation and FAQs

Screening interview: Information will be taken concerning your age, medical history, medications, and other preliminary questions to make sure you meet the study requirements.

Assessments & Medication: Once you are enrolled in a study, you may have a study-related physical exam, receive the study medications, undergo laboratory tests, and other study procedures. During the course of the study, research team members will meet with you regularly to monitor your progress.

Informed Consent: You will receive materials that fully explain the nature of the study and how you will participate. Our research staff will tell you of any known risks or potential side effects. It is very important that you ask questions and read the consent form carefully. Please ask any questions you might have to fully understand the risks and benefits of your participation.

A clinical trial is medical research to study the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug or device. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses information gathered in clinical trials to evaluate medications before approving them for use in the United States.

Before you are evaluated as a research participant, we will provide you with an approved Informed Consent Form (ICF) which you must read, understand, and sign before enrolling. The ICF outlines all procedures you will need to go through and all known risks and side effects of the investigational medication. Please read it carefully and ask all questions you might have.

Before conducting a clinical trial, pharmaceutical companies must obtain approval from the FDA to ensure that the investigational medication is appropriate to give to people. Additionally, all study procedures are reviewed by an independent Investigational Review Board (IRB) before they are allowed to be administered. All this is done to ensure that the study is ethical and that the risks are as low as possible. However, since the study participants are among the first to try the investigational medication, the risk of unanticipated side effects does exist. This is why the health of the people participating in the trials is continuously monitored and any serious side effects experienced by any of the people in the trial are promptly investigated.  If necessary, corrective actions, including termination of the trial, are taken.

Different studies have different enrollment requirements. Some studies are open only to healthy adults, other look for people with specific medical conditions, for instance, anxiety, depression, migraines, sexual dysfunction, etc. To determine whether you can enroll, we will ask several questions about your current health, your medical condition, and the medications you are taking. If you meet the study requirements, an appointment will be schedule for you to be evaluated in person.

Your participation in a research study is entirely voluntary, and you may withdraw from participation at any time and for any reason. During your screening visit and throughout the study, we will fully explain the risks and benefits of your study. If you change your mind, you may withdraw.

Any information you provide as a research participant is strictly confidential. It will not be sold and will be used only for the purposes of contacting you for relevant research studies.

Current Clinical Research Studies
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COVID Rebound Study

Must be at least 12 years of age or older to participate in the rebound study. Must have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past, and have recently been prescribed Paxlovid (see more details here).

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Nosebleed Cessation Study

Must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the nosebleed cessation study. Must frequently experience nosebleeds (seasonal or non-seasonal) to be considered as a candidate. 

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Sprain & Strain Study

If you or your child are between the ages of 6-45 and have recently experienced a soft tissue injury, this study might be for you. Children must have a parent or legal guardian accompany them for all occurrences. 


Heart Health Study

Must be over the age of 40 and living with obesity, or have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease. Join our study to learn more about developing a healthy lifestyle!


Asthma Study

Must be at least 12 years old to participate in the study. Must have a concern, medical diagnosis or other breathing-related symptoms that indicate the possibility of asthma or breathing disorder.  


Alzheimer's Study

Are you between the ages of 65-80 and concerned about developing Alzheimer’s Disease? Our Alzheimer’s study might be an option for you. Click bellow to submit an inquiry. 

The Next Level Experience - Our Misson

Next Level Medical Clinical Research is a part of Next Level Urgent Care Clinics located throughout Houston, Austin, San Antonio, & Beaumont Texas area, thus providing a proliferating patient database, 44 well-established urgent care centers, and a trusted reputation within all of our communities. We’re able to provide a large-scale and highly diversified subject population and in doing so, continuously achieve high volunteer recruitment and retention by focusing on our mission of patient-customer centricity.

Since Next Level’s Clinical Research inception of clinical research in 2020, we have successfully conducted and managed clinical trials ranging in multiple therapeutics areas at our primary Tanglewood-Houston facility. Our urgent care centers are located throughout multiple cities enabling the ability to conduct decentralized and/or hybrid clinical trials when warranted to meet the needs of our customers and subject volunteer participants. Throughout our partnerships, we have exhibited resulted oriented successful outcomes by meeting or exceeding our targeted randomization goals, achieving 98% enrollment goals, 98% subject retention rate, and a 2% screen failure ratio

Next Level Medical Clinical Research comprehends the vast significant undertaking of clinical research. We are committed to providing the highest standard of agility, quality results oriented data, and participant care. With a combined experience of over 20 years in clinical research; our dedicated staff of principal investigators are board certified physicians with all applicable certifications such as GCP. Our clinical coordinators hold certifications in HIPPA, GCP and IATA with advanced degrees in areas of BSN-registered nurse, biology, clinical research, and organizational management. 

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