Founded in 1998500+ safe and successful trialsExemplary safety recordCutting-edge technologyPhase I specialist

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Pinnacle has been conducting multi-specialty research since 1998, with over 500 trials successfully completed.

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We have the experience

Founded in 1998, Pinnacle has been an active partner in over 500 clinical studies. We have witnessed and been a part of the evolution of research, progressing from a small, single office entity into a large site with a comprehensive range of experience and capabilities. The average length of service of our staff is 9 years, and our team is at the top of the research field. Our capabilities and experience include Phase I First in Human through Phase IV post-market. We have expertise across the therapeutic spectrum and are leaders in research involving healthy volunteers. The quality of our data is best-in-class. See our list of former trials for a more complete understanding of our considerable experience.

Exercise Interaction




Psoriatic Arthritis

Exercise Tolerance Test

Taste Test

Drug Interaction



Food Interaction



Healthy Volunteers

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Growth Hormone Deficiency

First in Man




Healthy Volunteers

Type I Diabetes

Type II Diabetes

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic Dyslipidemia


Growth Hormone Deficiency


Pre-diabetes/Metabolic Syndrome




Erosive Esophagitis

Functional Dyspepsia

Meal Studies (Heartburn)

Colorectal Cancer Screening


Rheumatoid Arthritis



Low Back Pain


Psoriatic Arthritis

Covid Prevention


Healthy Match for Renal and Hepatic impairment Trials

Phase one inpatient trials

Influenza Prevention

Vaccine Trials

Prostate Cancer

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Overactive Bladder

UTI and Complicated UTI



Stable Angina

Coronary Artery Disease

Heart Failure


Skin Infections and Diabetic Infections

Seasonal Allergy

Pain Management






Pulmonary Hypertension


Rare Disease


Facilities, equipment, and extensive experience with infusion studies

Inguinal Hernia Repair

We have the expertise

Our research team is highly qualified and experienced and are cross-functional across all studies and roles. Our team includes certified clinical researchers, including research coordinators regulatory coordinators, registered nurses, dedicated pharmacy, certified investigators with over 20 years research experience. Our staff have in excess of nine years’ experience in clinical trials, and our Director of Operations has worked in pharmaceutical research for over thirty years.


Darin K. Sims, MBA


Tracy M. Sims, EMT, CCRC

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Facility and location

Our 13600ft² cutting-edge research facility has inpatient and outpatient space and features state-of-the-art diagnostic, laboratory, cold storage, and monitoring equipment. The facility includes a 7,300ft² phase one unit with 16 beds, and participants can access recreation, entertainment, dining, and sleeping facilities. Our research team has a full diagnostic suite that gives them easy onsite access to a range of equipment including x-ray, ECG, ultrasound and DEXA, as well as emergency management facilities. Our dedicated laboratory includes in-house PBMC processing.

Conveniently located in the medical district of Anniston, Alabama, our facility is within easy driving distance of both Birmingham and Atlanta airports. We are an important member of our local community and attract participants from a large geographic area. including a nearby state university.

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Industry Standing

Established in 1998, Pinnacle Research Group has grown with the industry to become a leading independent clinical site. Our history includes the successful conduct of hundreds of clinical studies, multiple successful FDA and countless sponsor audits. Our clinical investigators have been a part of Pinnacle since its early years, and they have become leaders in the field of clinical research. Numerous research publications feature Pinnacle Research and its investigators. Our sponsors and other research partners know that they count us to deliver timely, reliable results.

We are a favorite site of CRA's, Project Managers, Medical Monitors, and sponsors in general. Our site runs smoothly, competently, and delivers quality results. Our reputation is built upon a generation of research completed at the highest standards.


We're Safe

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We're Ethical

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We're Successful

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Why Choose Pinnacle?

Since opening our doors in 1998 our highly qualified research team has participated in over 500 studies and has provided results obtained at the highest level of expertise, safety, and ethics. Clinical trials are conducted in our state-of-the-art, Phase I to IV facility in Anniston, Alabama. Our facility can host in-patient and outpatient studies and includes a 7,300ft² phase one unit with 16 beds. We have solid relationships with pharmaceutical companies, with our patients, with our local community, and with medical professionals. Get in touch to see how we can advance your treatment solutions.

About Pinnacle
500+Clinical trials completed
#1Enrolling site for many trials
24+Years of experience

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