Clinical Investigation Center (CIC) was established in February, 1999 under the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Medicine. It was officially launched by Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Haji Abdullah Sanusi Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, University of Malaya on 21st August 1999. It functions as a Clinical Trial Management Organization and a “one- stop” centre designed to facilitate the conduct of safe and credible clinical research by providing a unique collaboration of academic excellence and experience.
CIC also acts as a point of contact to access an integrated network of experienced clinical investigators as well as providing a large pool of potential research subjects including healthy volunteers from the institution. The roles of CIC encompass provision of human resource, finance management, liasing with Medical Ethics Commitee and other clinical services e.g. radiography, laboratory and pharmacy. CIC aims to serve pharmaceutical and biomedical companies in providing a unique combination of academic excellence and experience to expedite safe and quality clinical trials.