Under the direction of
Kashinath Yadalam, MD, Lake Charles Clinical Trials (LCCT) is the only research clinic specializing
in psychiatric clinical trials in Southwest Louisiana. Board certified
in Psychiatry, Dr. Yadalam has been awarded the title "Certified
(CPI) by theAcademy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators.
Clinical trials are conducted using new medications that will possibly
help those suffering from mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia
and others. Completely voluntary, consent for a clinical trial is fully
reviewed and all questions are answered prior to patients participating.
Once a patient chooses to sign consent forms, the initial screening process
begins, which may include a full mental health assessment, physical examination,
hospitalization, and laboratory services at no charge to the participant.
Participants receive thorough, professional care and monitoring throughout
the duration of the trial. Trials may be conducted on an outpatient and/or
inpatient basis, depending on the protocol for each study. Each study
has its own duration. Some may last weeks, while others may extend over
several years depending on specific protocols. There are typically between
12 and 15 studies underway at Lake Charles Clinical Trials during any
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Lake Charles Clinical Trials
(337) 656-2563 fax
One Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70629