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Meridien Research – Fibromyalgia

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A California-based biopharmaceutical company needed a Florida site for Phase III testing of their newest fibromyalgia medication.


The company looked in central Florida for a site that was located outside of Orlando. They found James L. Andersen, MD at Meridien Research in Lakeland and liked his track record with past fibromyalgia studies. A site visit was scheduled that quickly turned into a successful study placement.

Lakeland’s medical staff enrolled 8 subjects (1 more or 114% of goal) within six months using their database and local recruitment tactics that included print advertising and radio. The study was completed on time and Meridien Research had a 100% retention rate.

If you need to place a study in Central Florida, look no further than Meridien Research in Lakeland!

About Meridien Research

Meridien Research has been offering medical research to residents of Central Florida since 2000. With four privately-owned clinical trial facilities in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Maitland and Lakeland, Meridien Research’s mission is to provide consistent, high-quality clinical research in a professional, ethical and timely manner.