Clinical Research Centre, Hospital Queen Elizabeth (CRC HQE) was established as part of the Network of Clinical Research Centres of the Ministry of Health (MOH) in 2008 with temporarily located in the Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Unit (CAPD Unit) in Queen Elizabeth Hospital. In March 2010, it officially moved to its own premise, a modest colonial bungalow converted into office, within the Queen Elizabeth Hospital compound. Currently headed by Dr Nagarajan A/L Nagalingam with the aim to promote, support and conduct quality and ethical clinical research to improve patients’ outcome in HQE. HQE are the
referral centre for 32 hospitals including Sabah district hospital, Lawas, Limbang, Miri and private Hospitals.
CRC HQE undertakes clinical research, and provides research-related administrative services and training courses including Introduction to Clinical Research, Research Methodology, Medical Biostatistics and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) workshops.