High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Velocity Clinical Research, High Wycombe
Founded in 2019 as the first site of Egin Research and acquired by Velocity Clinical Research in 2022, the experienced team at Velocity’s dedicated research site in High Wycombe conducts Phase 2-4 clinical trials across a broad variety of indications, including Infectious Disease, Pulmonology, Vaccines, and Women’s Health. By developing strong working relationships with local communities and having close ties with networks of cooperating practices, Velocity’s High Wycombe staff provides fast, accurate patient enrollment support, even for diverse populations.
Our High Wycombe team is committed to being a resource for study volunteers, to providing the highest quality of patient care with compassion and kindness and to advancing medicine through research. With decades of research experience shared among our investigators in High Wycombe, Velocity will deliver the right patients, investigators, and research staff for your next research program.
Velocity Clinical Research, High Wycombe
First Floor, Apollo Centre, Desborough Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 2QW
Phone: +44 7748 505888
Our experienced research team in High Wycombe
The Velocity High Wycombe team of physician investigators and clinical research professionals are experienced clinical researchers. All physicians are board certified in their specialty area(s) and all research staff is trained in clinical research regulations, including GCP and HIPAA. Training records and certifications are maintained. Our clinical team is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment and strives on collecting quality data.
Medical Director, Principal Investigator
Ahmed Elshashai, MBBCh is a Senior Clinical Research Physician with Velocity Clinical Research in the United Kingdom. He holds an MBBCh (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alexandria in Egypt. Dr. Elshashai has been working in the clinical research field since January 2016 and has extensive experience as both a Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator on trials in various therapeutic areas, including respiratory, musculoskeletal, metabolic/endocrine, dermatology, cardiovascular, vaccine, women’s health, device, and migraine studies. Prior to his current role, he was a founder of Egin Research. Additionally, he worked as a Psychiatry Registrar and Core Psychiatry Trainee at Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom, and as a General Practitioner in Alexandria, Egypt.
Director, UK Operations
Shiva Muthiah is an experienced clinical research professional with eight years of service in a variety of roles. She currently operates as the Director of UK Operations for the Velocity Clinical Research sites in High Wycombe and North London. Prior to Velocity, Shiva was a founder of Egin Research, which was later acquired by Velocity. Shiva managed one of the biggest sites for a leading Site Management Organization for over three years as the site gained global recognition. Additionally, Shiva lead a study start up for eight dedicated research sites across the United Kingdom. Shiva’s tenure has introduced her to many therapeutic areas including but not limited to Respiratory, Musculo-skeletal, Metabolic/Endocrine, Dermatology, Cardiovascular, Vaccine, Women’s Health, and Device studies. She will continue to utilize these experiences to grow Velocity’s presence across Europe.
Clinical Research Physician
Dheeraj Singh Manhas, MD is a Clinical Research Physician with over 7 years of post-graduate experience in hospital and clinical settings. He joined the Velocity team in 2022 as a Clinical Research Physician for the High Wycombe site. He has experience in General Surgery, Ear Nose and Throat Specialty, Internal Medicine, and Accident and Emergency. He is fluent in 8 international languages and is known for his ability to put patients at ease, teamwork, and professional ethics. Dr. Manhas graduated with an MD from “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania in 2011, and also holds a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree from the University of Jammu in India and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in medical stream from Guru Nanak Dev University in India. He also holds a diploma in Facial Aesthetics from Harley Academy in London, UK.
High Wycombe facility features
The Velocity Clinical Research, High Wycombe facility is designed for the ease and comfort of study participants and to allow optimal efficiencies in performing clinical trials. Features at this site include:
- Private examination/consultation rooms
- Comfortable patient reception areas
- Facilities for extended-stay pharmacokinetic studies
- Nursing station
- Secure monitoring rooms or workstations with phone & high-speed internet access
- Multiple individual & secure workstations for research staff
- Regulatory document processing area
- Electronic data capture (EDC) capabilities
- Secure record storage
- CLIA certified research laboratory or clinical laboratory with CLIA waiver
- Ambient and refrigerated centrifuge
- Secured & temperature controlled investigational product storage with pharmaceutical refrigerator & freezer
- Freezers equipped for laboratory specimens at -20 & -70 degrees Celsius
- Backup generator/power source in the event of site power loss
- Standard medical equipment, including ECG and Holter machines, digital and analog scales