Center for Rapid Device Translation

The Center for Rapid Device Translation guides clients through safety studies and regulatory approval pathways to bring new medical devices to market. We provide full-service expertise and study execution to achieve preclinical device validation and open the door for early phase clinical testing, should it be required by a regulatory agency.

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Our Expertise

Our center provides a doorway for industry to employ an extensive and multifaceted range of expertise for achieving pre-clinical validation and early phase clinical trials. Our leaders include entrepreneurs and innovators who have experienced success firsthand. Our clients enjoy access to clinicians, research scientists and experts with laboratory and regulatory expertise who, daily, carry out best practices within one of the nation’s top-ranked hospitals.

Physician Experts

Our clients enjoy access to Houston Methodist’s leading, world-class experts in a broad spectrum of clinical areas, with top rankings in U.S. News & World Report in eight specialties. Learn more >

Preclinical Study Support

Medical device development, prototyping and testing is not a simple process. We offer clients access to invaluable insight during prototyping and preclinical phases of development. Learn more >

Clinical Trial Support

Our Clinical Research Services Core provides opportunities to conduct real-world clinical trials in targeted populations. Learn more >