Research

The Texas Liver Institute is one of the largest freestanding clinical research facilities in the world and the largest in the United States. All phases of clinical research are conducted at the Texas Liver Institute, including inpatient and outpatient.

Inpatient

The ultra-modern 24 bed, inpatient, Phase 1 unit is equipped with private rooms, individual cable televisions, adjustable beds, individual shower units, kitchen and dining area with catered meals, games and movie area for recreation and entertainment.

Some of the features include:

  • 24-hour facility with highly trained staff and personnel
  • All Phase 1 personnel are CPR or ACLS certified
  • Centralized nurse’s station and highly secured access areas with 24-hour security camera surveillance
  • CAP and CLIA certified lab on site
Outpatient

TLI performs outpatient research trials that offer cutting edge, future therapies to patients. The state of the art outpatient unit has all services, including laboratory, ultrasound, Fibroscan, ECG, IV infusion, spirometry, biopsy rooms and examination rooms under one roof. Services are provided by highly skilled personnel and health care providers, which are available 24 hours a day.

Medical research is vital for finding new therapies and cures for liver disease. The Texas Liver Institute has been instrumental in field of viral hepatitis, and has conducted studies that have been done nowhere else in the world, leading to international recognition, and multiple publications in top tier medical journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet. TLI is often in the press for its unique and ground-breaking contributions in the field of liver disease.