Phase I Unit - Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology Unit (CPU)

The Clinical Pharmacology Unit (CPU) is dedicated to the conduct of early-phase clinical pharmacology studies in normal healthy volunteers, special populations, and patient populations over a spectrum of diseases. The Phase I Unit is located on the Medpace clinical research campus, centrally located in Cincinnati, Ohio.


  • 45,000-square-foot in-patient and out-patient facility
  • Dormitory style unit with 24 beds in total
  • Two semi-private units with 36 beds in total
  • Centralized laboratory processing
  • Licensed Investigational Drug Service/Pharmacy
  • Centralized food service
  • Secure, monitored and alarmed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Complete integration with Medpace's bioanalytical and central lab - conveniently located right next door

Key Services

  • Phase I studies across key therapeutic areas, including first-in-human, as well as some patient and special populations in biopharmaceutical and medical device
  • Cardiac safety expertise
  • End-to-end approach to study design assists in predicting late phase research outcomes
  • Regulatory consulting, protocol design and writing, pharmacokinetic and translational medicine consulting, project management, data management, and clinical study report writing