• Center for Clinical Studies

    451 N. Texas Ave. Webster, TX 77598

  • Research Site Introduction:

    For over 15 years, Center for Clinical Studies (CCS) has been serving our patients with cutting edge new treatments for various dermatological and infectious diseases. We are highly recognized for our research excellence and exceptional ability to recruit patients for studies by the pharmaceutical industry and government agencies.

    With over 50 years of combined experience conducting clinical trials, we have specifically set new trends in medicine and changed the way all physicians treat various diseases.  We specialize in psoriasis, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, actinic keratosis, shingles, genital herpes, warts, and many other conditions. 

    ​CCS is dedicated to making a difference in people's lives through quality clinical research and to discover new medicines today in hopes of a better tomorrow.

     

  • Research Site Description:

    Center for Clinical Studies has two offices located in Houston (The Museum District) and Webster, TX.   CCS conducts Phase I - IV clinical trials for the Pharmaceutical industry and Government, as well as Investigator initiated studies. We are committed to providing accurate and detailed research in a timely and professional manner.

    Some of the clinical research indications we have worked on:

    • Acne – Adults & minors
    • Actinic Keratoses
    • Alopecia Acreata
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) – Adults & minors
    • Common Warts
    • External Genital Warts (EGW) & Perianal Warts
    • Genital Herpes Vaccine
    • Hand Dermatitis
    • Herpes Zoster Vaccine
    • HIV Neuropathy
    • HSV 1 & 2 Assay
    • Melanoma
    • Molluscum Contagiosum – Adults & minors
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN)
    • Prurigo Nodularis
    • Pruritus
    • Psoriasis
    • Plaque Psoriasis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Rosacea
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Shingles

    Some of the equipment and services available at our sites:

    • Refrigerated, programmable centrifuge
    • Freezers (-20°C and -70°C), temperature monitored
    • Refrigerators (4°C), temperature monitored
    • Access to dry ice
    • Climate controlled and secured drug & records storage
    • Extensive computerized patient database
    • Private space for monitors with high-speed internet connection, phone, fax, and copiers
    • ECG Equipment
    • Experience with Canfield Photographic equipment
    • Crash cart
    • CLIA waived Laboratory with processing space
    • IATA trained staff
    • Ability to collect and store PK/PD specimens
    • 3 private patient examination rooms at each location
    • 37 ⁰C Incubator (for QuantiFERON – TB Gold test)
    • All staff are CITI-GCP trained

  • Patient Demographics:

    Patients are drawn from the greater Houston metropolitan area, the fifth most populous metropolitan in the U.S. With 2.3 million people in the city of Houston, we have a large and diverse population for potential participants.  In addition to Dr. Tyring’s private Dermatology office, we utilize the following tools for patient recruitment:

    • Physician referrals
    • Television
    • Social Media
    • Radio
    • Health Fairs
    • Internet/Website
    • Newspaper and print ads
    • Brochures and print materials
    • Newsletters
    • Craig's List

  • Additional Information:

    Stephen K. Tyring, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. is a board-certified Dermatologist and Virologist whose research interests include the therapy of various mucocutaneous diseases; especially those disorders with an infectious and/or immunological basis.  He is an expert on herpes viruses, particularly Shingles, the herpes zoster virus.  Dr. Tyring has pursued these fields for more than 30 years and has successfully completed more than 300 clinical trials.  He is an invited speaker at world-wide medical and public health conferences, the author of over 700 journal articles and book chapters, as well as nine books. 

    In addition to his roles as Medical Director and Principle Investigator at Center for Clinical Studies, Dr. Tyring has the following current appointments:

    • Dermatologist, Dermatological Association of Texas
    • Clinical Professor:                                     
              Departments of Dermatology, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics and Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
                The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
    • Member:
              The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
                The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
    • Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences:
              The School of Public Health
                The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

    To view Dr. Tyring’s full CV, please visit our website at www.ccstexas.com.

  • Contact Information:

    Abnet Hurst
    Executive Director
    Center for Clinical Studies, LTD. LLP.
    1401 Binz Street, Suite 200
    Houston, TX 77004

    Email: info@ccstexas.com
    www.ccstexas.com