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Facility Info

Founded in 2022 by START, HM Nou Delfos Hospital, Dr. Emiliano Calvo and Dr. Tatiana Hernández-Guerrero, the START Barcelona facility is newly-renovated with ~350 sq meters of dedicated research space and a quickly growing team of clinical research experts, led by Principal Investigator Dr. Tatiana Hernandez.

Explore START Barcelona's Clinical Trials

Phase I Clinical Trials

START Barcelona Nou Delfos has an on-site laboratory that can perform same day testing. This includes:

  • CBC
  • CMP
  • UA with microscopy
  • Thyroid panels
  • Select Hepatitis panels
  • CBC
  • CMP
  • Tumor markers
  • UA with microscopy
  • Thyroid panels
  • Select Hepatitis panels
  • Troponin

All equipment is annually inspected and calibrated and includes:

    • Crash cart complete with intubation equipment
    • Infusion pumps
    • Syringe pumps
    • Electronic vital signs monitoring

Our clinicians have experience with utilizing ELI 150 and ELI 250 equipment from central vendors

Investigational Drug Section (IDS)

Pharmacy Equipment

  • Biological safety cabinets
  • Negative pressure clean room
  • Positive pressure anteroom
  • Secure medication storage room with continuous temperature monitoring
  • Pharmaceutical grade -20°C freezers
  • Room temperature storage shelving (20-25°C)
  • All equipment is annually inspected and calibrated


Biopsy Specimens

PK department staff are IATA shipping certified. Specimens may be shipped same day, weekly, or monthly.

Laboratory Equipment

All equipment is annually inspected and calibrated and includes the following:

  • Refrigerated / room temperature centrifuges
  • Microfuges with refrigeration/room temp.
  • -80°C / -20°C freezer with continuous temperature monitoring
  • Refrigerator
  • Room temperature storage shelving
  • Dry ice delivered twice a week

Regulatory Affairs & Data Management

The Regulatory Affairs Department ensures compliance with all regulatory and industry requirements by following FDA and GCP guidelines for every study.

  • Rapid IRB review and approval turnaround
  • Competitive start-up timelines

The dedicated Data Management team ensures clean, accurate, and timely data entry and query resolution.

  • Experience with a wide variety of electronic data capture systems (i.e., Medidata RAVE, InForm, Veeva, etc.)
  • Monitoring suites with high speed Internet access

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