Siteman Cancer Center Clinical Trials

The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is an international leader in cancer treatment, research, prevention, education and community outreach. It is the only cancer center in Missouri to hold the prestigious Comprehensive Cancer Center designation and “Exceptional” rating from the National Cancer Institute and membership in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Parent institutions Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are nationally recognized, with U.S. News & World Report magazine consistently ranking both among the best in the country.

Siteman Cancer Center Clinical Trials

NIH Washington University School of Medicine Research

As one of the largest recipients of NIH funding for research and training, Washington University School of Medicine is among the nation’s most dynamic and robust research enterprises. The majority of awards in fiscal year 2016 funded research in cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease and genomics. Grants and contracts totaling more than $554.5 million supported faculty research in FY2017.

Washington University currrent clinical studies in all specialties on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) registry »

Division of Clinical Research (DCR)

The Division of Clinical Research (DCR) at Washington University School of Medicine provides specialized facilities and services to support clinical research in women’s reproductive health. Together with the Center for Reproductive Health Sciences (CRepHS), the clinical research division supports the ob/gyn department’s overall research enterprise.

Institute For Public Health

The Institute for Public Health harnesses the strengths of Washington University in St. Louis to address the complex health issues and health disparities facing the St. Louis region and the world.
Phone: 314-747-9212
Fax: 888-617-4513




Mentors listed below do not necessarily have openings for clinical research experiences.  Only contact mentors if you are seriously considering conducting clinical research for credit.  Please visit the “To Register” page for instructions on how to approach prospective mentors about research opportunities.

Laura Bierut, MD

Alumni Endowed Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Patricia Salyer ( ) Research Coordinator for information about current studies.

Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, PhD, Facc, FCCP

Professor Cardiothoracic Surgery & Pediatrics

Kayleigh Fischer, MD

Fellow, Department of Pediatrics Researcher, Emergency Medicine

Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, DTM&H

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases

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