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We offer one of the largest gastrointestinal research centers in the Carolinas.

charlotte gastro research department

Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology is committed to providing its patients with every resource available, including research studies, for the treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disease. For over two decades, we have participated in numerous national research studies, including Phase II, III, and IV trials.

investigator experience

Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology consists of 23 physicians who are all board-certified in gastroenterology. While Dr. Gardiner Roddey and Dr. Jason Wilson are the directors of clinical research at the CGH Research Division, many of our physicians participate as sub-investigators.

Dr. J. Gardiner Roddey

Co-Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Jason A. Wilson,

Co-Director of Clinical Research


Our experienced research staff includes our clinical research coordinators who recruit patients, prepare and submit regulatory documents to the sponsor and the IRB, assist in budget negotiations and provide continuous communication between study site and sponsor. We take great pride in strict protocol adherence, regulatory compliance, and continuous professionalism within every aspect of clinical research.

kate baade,
rn, bsn

Research Manager, 10 years of clinical research experience

Macie Wilson

Clinical Research Coordinator


Interested in learning more?
Send us an email or complete the Interest Form. One of our research coordinators will contact you.


Additional contact info

CGH Research Department
2015 Randolph Road, Suite 208
Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704-375-9485
Fax: 704-377-7406

therapeutic specialties

We have conducted / are conducting studies for the following conditions:

  • Bowel Prep
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Cirrhosis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • GERD, dyspepsia
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome-Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome-Diarrhea
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Sporadic Colorectal Adenomas
  • Hyperlipidemia in patients with liver disease
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C

academic institutions

  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • UNC School of Medicine

sponsors & cro's

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Abbvie
  • Amgen
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Berlex Laboratories
  • Bristol Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals
  • Cato Research
  • Celgene
  • Celltech Pharmaceuticals
  • Centocor
  • Cytokine PharmaSciences
  • Dr. Falk Pharma
  • Elan
  • Forest Laboratories
  • Glaxo / Smith / Kline
  • ICON
  • INC Research
  • Incara Pharmaceuticals
  • Inflabloc
  • InKine Pharmaceutical
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Kendle
  • Kentucky Clinical Research
  • Millennium Pharmaceuticals
  • Osiris Therapeutics
  • Otsuka Pharmaceuticals
  • PPD Development
  • PRA
  • Paragon Biomedical, Inc.
  • Pfizer
  • Pharmalink FHI
  • Pharmanet
  • Prometheus Therapeutics & Diagnostics
  • Quintiles
  • Salix
  • Schering-Plough
  • Serono Laboratories
  • Solvay Pharmaceuticals
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals
  • Target Health
  • Trio Clinical Research
  • UCB


Our research office and staff are located in our Randolph Road location.

Facilities Include:

  • Endoscopy Suites
  • EKG
  • Centrifuge
  • Specimen Refrigerator / Freezer
  • Dry ice access
  • Crash Cart
  • On site drug infusion room
  • Dedicated infusion RN
  • H-Pylori breath testing
  • Locked drug storage
  • Secured long term storage for research files
  • Private office for research coordinators
  • A full service kitchen
  • Local and central IRB capabilities
  • Copy, Fax, Phone, Internet and computers available to monitors

patient demographics

The Charlotte region has a population of over 2,500,000 people. Charlotte is the 16th largest city in the United States. The physicians of Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology have a patient base of over 125,000.

Our physicians also care for patients in the following surrounding counties:

    • Cabarrus County
    • Gaston County
    • Catawba County
    • Iredell County
    • Lincoln County
    • Union County
    • York County

current studies

We are currently enrolling patients in Phase III and IV trials in the following therapeutic areas:

Research interest form

Complete the form below for more information.

Research Interest Form