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Velocity Clinical Research, North London

United Kingdom

Percy Road North Finchley, United Kingdom N12 8BU

+44 0778 505888

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By Participating in Clinical Research

People who volunteer to participate in clinical trials are key to the advancement of medical research. Our sites are dedicated to conducting clinical trials with an emphasis on patient care. Our physician investigators and other members of our research teams are extensively trained in different medical subspecialties as well as the complex field of clinical research. We strive to provide our study participants and sponsors a high quality, efficient and care-directed clinical trial experience.

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Velocity Clinical Research, North London

Velocity Clinical Research, North London,  formerly Egin Research - North Finchley, is part of the Velocity Clinical Research Organization, a wholly owned Site Organization, providing excellence in patient care, high quality data and fully integrated research sites.

Our Mission

Velocity’s mission is to bring innovative medical treatments to patients. We are committed to making clinical trials succeed by generating high quality data from as many patients as possible, as quickly as possible while providing exemplary patient care at every step.

Our Story

Conducting Clinical Trials Since 2019

Velocity Clinical Research, North London, was founded in 2019 as the second site of Egin Research. The site was started as a team of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and healthcare assistants with a passion for research. The group has striven to provide the best experience for our volunteers and participants.

The North London 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. By becoming part of the Velocity Clinical Research organization in 2022, they added new efficiencies and integration to their already comprehensive approaches to conducting clinical trials.

Our Experienced Research Team

The Velocity North London 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.

Dr. Ahmed Elshashai

Medical Director, Principal Investigator

Dr. Ahmed Elshashai 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.

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Shiva Muthiah

Director, UK Operations

Sivagami 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 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.

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Dr. Jenu Kamalanathan

Clinical Research Physician

Dr. Jenu Kamalanathan is a highly skilled and experienced Clinical Research Physician I at Velocity Clinical Research (formerly Egin Research) in High Wycombe, United Kingdom. He holds an MD from the Medical University Pleven.

Prior to joining Velocity Clinical Research, Dr. Kamalanathan completed a comprehensive internship program at the Medical University Pleven where he gained hands-on experience in various medical fields including general psychiatry, obstetrics & gynecology, emergency medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, and infectious diseases. This extensive training and experience has provided him with a solid foundation in medical knowledge and patient care, which he applies to his current role in clinical research.

In addition to his medical training, Dr. Kamalanathan has also worked as a doctor in psychiatry at 15+ NHS trusts. This has given him valuable experience working in a variety of settings and has honed his ability to adapt to different environments and patient populations.

As a Clinical Research Physician, Dr. Kamalanathan brings a strong patient-orientation and a dedication to achieving the highest standards possible. He is an adaptable professional who works effectively on a team or independently. He is known for his excellent communication skills and his ability to form positive relationships with patients, colleagues, and other members of the healthcare team. Dr. Kamalanathan is an asset to Velocity Clinical Research and his patients alike.

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