Monday - Friday - 7:30am - 6:00pm   /   Lunes - Viernes - 7:30am - 6:00pm

Facilities

 

 

FDI moved to its new facilities at 998 Muñoz Rivera, Río Piedras on July 2010.  These facilities were the result of many months of careful discussion, design and location selection.


We increased from 3,000 sq. ft. to 20,000 sq. ft. in working space, adding the only Phase 1 facility in Puerto Rico and the only Bio-Analytical Laboratory. The facilities were designed to permit both medical care and clinical research, and to comply with all FDA and Federal Research Regulations.

   
Sublevel: Bioanalytical laboratory facilities  
  • AgilentHPLC(1290)-MS/MS(6460) equipments for drug analysis
  • Biosafety hood (Class II Type B2)
  • Chemical Hood
  • Centrifuges (refrigerated)
  • Centrifuges (ambient)
  • Microcentrifuge
  • Analytical balances
  • Vortex system
  • Tube rotator system
  • Freezers (-20°C, -80°C)
  • Refrigerators
  • Ultrapure water system
  • Thermomixer
  • Autoclave system
  • Savant system concentrator

 

   
First floor: Ambulatory Clinics  
  • Liver Disease Clinic
  • Hematology-Oncology Clinic
  • Rheumatology Clinic
  • Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Clinic
  • Infectious Diseases Clinic
  • Neurology Clinic
  • Dermatology Clinic
  • Pain Management Clinic
  • 7 Seats for Chemotherapy
  • 2 Nurse Stations
  • 6 Medical Offices
  • 4 Exam Rooms
   
Second Floor: Clinical Research Facilities  
  • 7 Clinical Research Coordinators Offices
  • 2 Physician and Exam Rooms
  • 4 Seats for Blood Draws
  • 2 Bathrooms for urine collection
  • Laboratory for sample preparation
  • Centrifuge (refrigerated)
  • Centrifuge (ambient)
  • Freezer (-80°C)
  • Freezer (-20°C)
  • Refrigerators
  • 8 Seats for PK studies, up to 12 hours
  • Security room for drug storage
  • 48 spaces for drug storage (ambient)
  • 4 refrigerators (4°C)
  • Conference Room
  • Regulatory Office
  • Regulatory Document Room
  • Data Entry Room
  • Monitors Office (8 spaces)
   
Third Floor: Clinical Research Facilities  
  • 4 bunk beds
  • 22 beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Entertainment room for subjects
  • Computer facilities
  • Big Screen  Plasma TV
  • Library
  • 4 Seats for blood drawing
  • Healthmeter mechanical Physician Scales
  • ECG telemetry system (12 – lead, Mortara)
  • ECG machines (12 – lead)
  • Elance Monitor ECG, RESP, NIBP, SPO2, TEMP
  • Laboratory for sample preparation
  • Centrifuge (refrigerated)
  • Centrifuge (ambient)
  • Freezer (-80°C)
  • Freezer (-20°C
   
Infrastructure:  
  • Back up  electric generator for the whole building
  • Backup air conditioning for sensitive areas (drug storage and laboratories)
  • Parking facilities
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Transportation upon request provided by us to patients on Clinical Trials.
  • High speed internet access (T1)
  • Long term blood and tissue storage
  • Security systems for all the building
  • Excellent public transportation
 

 

Who We Are?

Located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Fundación de Investigación (FDI) is a clinical research center with state-of-the-art facilities that comprise medical treatment for multiple conditions, a 30-bed phase I unit, an in-house bioanalytical laboratory, multispecialty experienced personnel, and the latest in medical technology. We are also an active medical care facility for patients with diverse medical ailments.

Executive Leadership

Dr. Jose F. Rodriguez-Orengo
Chief Executive Offcicer - CEO,
Chief Scientific Officer & BioLab Director


Grisell Ortíz-Lasanta, MD
Associate Director

Mirelis Acosta, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Michelle Echeandia
Chief Operating Officer

Our partners

Gilead Pharmaceuticals
Amgen
Astra Zeneca
Bristol Myers Squibb
GlaxoSmithKline
Merck Sharp
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Pfizer
Sanofi-aventis
Jansen Pharmaceuticals

Where to find us?

Address
Fundación de Investigación
998 Muñoz Rivera Ave.
San Juan, PR 00927

Phone Number
Tel. (787) 722-1248
Fax. (787) 721-6098