LifeBridge Health Research

Committed to the Advancement of Care

Advancing Treatments, Saving Lives

Clinical research is required for the development of new drugs, surgical procedures, devices and other therapies designed to address a wide variety of health conditions faced by the public. The LifeBridge Health Department of Research conducts cutting-edge clinical research and provides the opportunity for patients to participate.

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Who We Are

LifeBridge Health’s research divisions are:


Department of Central Research

This division supports clinical studies across a variety of departments across LifeBridge Health including Neurology, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cardiology, Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, and more.

Learn more about the RIAO Clinical Research Division

Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO) Clinical Research Division

The Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO) Clinical Research Division is a hospital-based research team that provides 24/7 medical coverage and is able to access fully-serviced departments to support research efforts for a variety of Orthopedic indications.

Learn more about The Sinai Center for Thrombosis Research

Sinai Center for Thrombosis Research and Drug Development

The Sinai Center for Thrombosis Research (SCTR), under the direction of Paul A. Gurbel, M.D., is recognized in the international cardiology and thrombosis community as a leader in the field of antithrombotic therapy.

Learn more about pediatric hematology and oncology research

Pediatric Hematology / Oncology Research

Our compassionate and knowledgeable team understands the unique needs of patients and their families. We are committed to providing the information and resources you need to make an informed decision about participating in a research trial.

Learn more about Sinai Rehabilitation Center

Anil Bhave Biomechanics & Engineering Labs (ABBEL) Research Division

The Sinai Rehabilitation Center (SRC) ABBEL Research Division consists of a clinical research team that uses state-of-the-art technology to perform biomechanical assessments, including gait and posture mechanics, for improved clinical treatment, planning, and outcomes in individuals with movement-related conditions across the lifespan.

What We Do

The Department of Research is charged with the oversight, facilitation and support of all research activity occurring within LifeBridge Health. The department serves as a resource for faculty, physicians, residents, fellows and administrators, providing support services and guidance in fulfilling the obligation to plan and conduct all experimental procedures with the highest scientific, humane and ethical principles.

Information on Research and Clinical Trials

Participating in medical research or clinical trials helps doctors and other experts evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new treatments and medications.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The LifeBridge Health Institutional Review Board (IRB) is responsible for protecting the rights and welfare of human participants in research conducted by faculty, staff, and residents affiliated with LifeBridge Health, Inc.

Where to Give

The Department of Research appreciates generous community partners like you to help carry out the advancement of new medical devices and drugs that can improve and save lives. Gifts to the Department of Research are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. To make your donation please complete and submit the form below.


To make a gift by mail, make your check payable and sent to:


LifeBridge Health Department of Research
2400 Cylburn Ave
Suite B
Baltimore, MD 21215