NRI Mission Statement

National Research Institute’s mission is to provide access to innovative therapies and to bring hope to our community through clinical research. Our multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural organization ensures the utmost commitment to patient care, safety and well-being. Located in Los Angeles, Huntington Park, Panorama City, and Santa Ana, National Research Institute has conducted clinical trials for over 30 years. Our patients have benefited from participating in the advancement of life-saving medicines, many of which are now commercially available.

Important information in this Fox News article shared by National Research Institute's Medical Director, Dr. Frias, stating that Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) may be among the high-risk categories for Coronavirus!

Patients at high risk for coronavirus should watch out for this common liver condition, doctor warns. Read article here.

National Research Institute clinics are currently open. Changes in appointment procedures have occurred for safety reasons. Please see our Response to COVID-19 for more information. If you would like to schedule an appointment or have any questions, please contact your nearest site or email

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