About Pacific Research Network

About Us

Pacific Research Network

Part of the ERG Network of research sites

ERG’s mission is to provide the highest quality clinical trial execution across all clinical research phases to help sponsors speed life-saving and life-enhancing therapeutics to market as quickly and safely as possible.

Clinical research in San Diego, CA

Pacific Research Network was founded to serve a real need for a high quality clinical research unit. We have the experience and facility to conduct safe, precise, well controlled clinical research with new and existing drugs.

With clinic locations in San Diego and Rancho Bernardo, California, Pacific Research Network has been a leader in the field of clinical research for over 35 years and is dedicated to providing quality research for both volunteers and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Stephen G. Thein, PhD, the director and founder of Pacific Research Network, has conducted over 250 clinical trials and is one of the nation’s leading researchers in memory and Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Thein has participated in the testing of several new medications to treat Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss, anxiety, migraine, sleep disorders, sexual dysfunction, smoking, social anxiety, and weight loss. Numerous clinical studies have been successfully audited by sponsoring institution audit teams and by Food and Drug Administration Audit Teams.
Virtually all studies have been conducted under auspices of active IND applications and approximately 60 successful NDA’s have contained data generated by these studies, including:



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