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Working to Build a Healthy Community

Clinical Trials and Research Institute in Houston

Utilizing cutting edge clinical research as an option for furthering patient care and giving them access to early, safe and promising new therapies and diagnostic tests.


Volunteers in a clinical trial participate in the development of medical therapies that may offer better treatments and even cures for life-threatening and chronic diseases. As a volunteer you will receive free treatment, free medication and compensation.


At Houston Research Institute we work  with a  solid volunteer database alongside referring physicians in the area to meet target enrollment goals on time. Patient safety and care is our top priority.

Who we are

Houston Research Institute is dedicated to conducting clinical trials in the areas of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, with a special focus on fatty liver disease. We pride ourselves on conducting high quality research as a complement to the medical care that our volunteers receive from their routine care center.



  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

  • Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

  • Obesity

  • Hepatitis B and C

  • Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)

  • Primary sclerosis cholangitis (PSC)

  • Portal hypertension

  • Cirrhosis

  • Other hepatic and GI diseases and conditions

Schedule your free FibroScan® Today!

Fatty Liver Disease Affects 1 in 3 Adults

This buildup of extra fat in liver cells may lead to inflammation of the liver.

Are you at risk of Fatty Liver Disease? Find out now!

Houston Research Institute can perform a simple, pain-free procedure called a FibroScan® that allows us to determine your liver health.


Cutting-edge research

Our research site and multilingual research staff are available to meet the demands of the many different therapeutic areas of clinical trials. Our facility includes a laboratory, dedicated patient exam rooms for research activities, secured limited access Storage Room for IP’s, onsite FibroScan and monitoring room. We maintain the necessary medical equipment to conduct and interpret diagnostic exams.

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