Focused renal research plus a site network handpicked for you

F1RST Up is the rapid startup component of Frenova’s site network, a highly select group of exceptionally performing ISN research sites that are available and ready to enroll quickly so you can get studies underway faster than ever before. F1RST Up is comprised of large, high-performing research sites chosen because of their demonstrated expertise in renal research, data quality and rapid study startup as well as their record of patient recruitment and retention. Every site in the F1RST Up network has a well-deserved reputation for impeccable study execution.


The Frenova difference

In addition to F1RST Up’s select group of 200 physician investigators and research sites, you will have access to something only Frenova can offer: access to 600,000 active kidney disease patients, as well as one of the nation’s largest renal biometric databases.

What it means to you

  • Prompt feasibility validation
  • Access to sites with large patient populations to start studies immediately
  • A select network of renal-focused investigators and research sites
  • Proven processes designed to accelerate enrollment
  • Simplified access to thought leadership in vascular access and care, cardiorenal conditions, chronic kidney disease (CKD), end stage renal disease (ESRD), cardiovascular disease, rare diseases, infectious diseases and transplant

Experience matters

In addition to the excellent patient access that we provide on all our studies, you receive an experienced renal research and rapid startup network comprised of investigators and sites hand-selected because of their proven record of success, from startup to close-out.

With more than 25 years of collecting dialysis data, our database now contains historical data on 980,000 dialysis patients, including data from 183,000 who are active today. When it comes to CKD research, we have historical data on nearly 400,000 patients. Frenova has the experience that matters.

Think F1RST Up first

Frenova is the world’s only clinical research organization dedicated to renal research, and F1RST Up is your best choice for rapid study startup. Powered by one of the best networks of renal investigators and research sites, Frenova is uniquely positioned to start your study fast. You can think of F1RST Up as your specialty team among an entire company of specialists. If you have a kidney study that needs expert attention, it’s time to talk to Frenova. F1RST Up starts your study first.