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Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU School of Pharmacy


VCU Medical Center Investigational Drug Service



VCU Medical Center Investigational Drug Service

The Investigational Drug Service of the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center provides the support needed to ensure safe and efficient conduct of clinical drug trials. Utilization of the IDS for investigational drug control aids principal investigators in protecting human research subjects through improved drug security, safety and accountability.

The IDS has extensive experience in complying with applicable government regulations, accreditation standards of The Joint Commission and the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, and institutional policies for investigational drug control.