TTC Trial Centre

Company Profile

Therapeutic Area Experience

TTC has a wealth of therapeutic area experience. We have supported over 200 studies in biostatistics, clinical programming, clinical data management, pharmacovigilance and medical writing across all major therapeutic areas.


Diseases involving the lungs and /or breathing. Studies in these areas include: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), allergy, asthma, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, emphysema, lung disease, pneumonia, sinus infections, smoking cessation, and others.


Metabolic / Endocrinology

Field relating to hormone-manufacturing glands such as the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, as well as the ovary and testis, the placenta, and the pancreas. Studies in this area include: diabetes and diabetes-related disorders, diet and nutrition, hormone-replacement therapy, menopause, obesity, and others.


Diseases involving the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels. Studies in these areas include: heart failure, coronary artery disease, high cholesterol, blood clots, circulation disorders, and others.



Diseases caused by the invasion of a pathogen, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. These are typically contagious diseases and include: AIDS/HIV, influenza, common cold, vaccines, sexually transmitted diseases, gastroenteritis, etc.


Field concerning the nervous system, especially the brain, peripheral nerves, and spinal cord. Studies in this field include: Alzheimer’s Disease, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Huntington’s Disease, dementia, memory loss, migraine headaches, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, strokes, Tourette’s Syndrome, and others.

Healthy Volunteer

Most Healthy Patient Studies are Phase I studies which are primarily concerned with assessing a drug’s safety. This initial phase of testing in humans is done in a small number of healthy volunteers who are usually paid for participating in the study. Other Healthy Patient Studies investigate the effects of environmental conditions on healthy volunteers. For instance, the studies may investigate the effects of exercise, vitamins, or diet on the human body.


The study of the gastrointestinal organs and diseases relating to them. This includes any part of the digestive tract from mouth to anus, liver, biliary tract, and the pancreas. Studies in this area include: constipation, Crohn’s disease, diarrhea, gall bladder disease, heartburn, haemorrhoids, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), ulcers, liver disease, stomach cancer, and others.


The field relating to joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments, and associated structures. Studies in this area include: arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriasis, rheumatic fever, rheumatoid arthritis, and others.

General Meds

Illness or the prevention of illness, which can be managed by a primary care physician. This is a comprehensive area covering the basic systems of the body and mind.


This area investigates preventative and therapeutic vaccines.


Our Services

We provide specialised services from the conduct of clinical trials to medical writing,
data management and biometry

Clinical Trials

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Clinical Trials

Tiervlei Trial Centre is a dedicated clinical trial centre with a full-fledged operations
team consisting of dedicated…

Specialist Services

carotid ultrasound
and radiology

Specialist Services

Echocardiography, Carotid ultrasound and Radiology on site. Pharmacist, Dietician and Diabetic nurse for patient…


standard and
study specific
operating procedures


TTC prides itself with its standard and study specific operating procedures that is reviewed on a regular…

Medical Writing

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Medical Writing

TTC provides a professional medical writing service. Our team has extensive experience in…


Track Record

TTC faculty have contributed to more than 2,000 articles, peer-reviewed abstracts, and books.

In many instances, this publishing output has generated data and manuscripts for years following the conclusion of the trial. Many TTC trials are showcased at TCT, Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s annual educational meeting and the largest forum devoted to interventional cardiology as well as at other major cardiovascular meetings.


TTC received 29 Study Audits since 2004:

– 22 Sponsor Audits – 3 EMEA Audits – 2 FDA Audits – 1 MCC Audit – 1 WHO Audit

Experience with electronic data transfer

Mortara Electrocardiogram Transfers – Medilog Holter transfers – MAC 1200 – Viasys Spirometry, ECG and electronic diary data

Experience in Remote Data Capturing

Medidata RAVE – Oracle – PhaseFoward i.e. InForm – Perceptive i.e. DataLabs

Interactive Voice Response Systems

ClinPhone – Almac – RAMOS – i-Perspective – ICON – IMPALA

Experience in patient electronic diaries

Viasys (Jaeger) – AM 2+ – AM 3+ – Biomedical Systems – Blackberry