Recent News

CTRU - Closures in 2020

CTRU closes on University Holidays. To assist with planing for 2020 please see below:

Monday May 25th, 2020 - Memorial Day

Thursday June 11th, 2020 - Full day CTRU closure

Friday July 3rd, 2020 - Independence Day

Monday September 7th, 2020 - Labor Day

Thursday November 26th and Friday November 27th, 2020 - Thanksgiving

Winter closure days - TBC

CTRU Billing - Study PTA and Contact details

It is important that the CTRU billing team is provided with any changes to study PTAs and/or contact details. Please provide these directly to

NEW Phlebotomy and lab processing services at Redwood City Campus

CTRU is commencing phlebotomy and limited lab services at Redwood City.
Please contact Lab Services Manager, Amrita Herkal and Nurse Manager, Rich Brotherton directly for further information.

Phlebotomy and lab processing services at 1070 Arastradero

CTRU continues to provide limited phlebotomy and lab services at 1070 Arastradero.

  • Days of Operation: Monday and Thursdays only
  • Hours of Operations – Phlebotomy: 7:00 – 10:30am
  • Hours of Operations - Laboratory processing: 8:00 – 11:30am
  • Shipping preparation ends 12:00 noon

For further details please  see the following memo.
Bookings can be made using tracker, instruction for system use are here.

Drop In Office Hours

CTRU holds a monthly "Office drop-in" time

  • When?
    • Every 3rd Thursday of the month 11am - 12noon 
  • Where?
    • FC180

Come along and meet with CTRU team members to ask questions on services, budgets, using our systems and any other queries we can assist with.

Reminder - Communication with CTRU

CTRU has a number of general email addresses that we recommend using as they reach several members of each team.

Communication with Stanford Biobank

Please use your study or IRB number when communicating with CTRU and Stanford Biobank

Important Notice

NEW Phlebotomy and lab processing services at Redwood City Campus. Please email if you are interested in using these service.