Ophthalmology Residency Research Portfolio

Greetings Current and Future Research Partners

Here at LLUEI, we believe in a strong partnerships and like-minded collaboration with industry and government sponsors working together to discover new and improved treatments for all eye diseases. Below, our current and future research partners can find information about our research.

Areas of Research  |  Contact Information  |  Research Equipment  |  Exam Rooms  |  Medical Records  |  Monitoring Visits  |  Contracts & Budget Information

Site Background Information

Our dedicated physicians see thousands of patients with all aspects of eye diseases annually at our four eye care clinics:

Loma Linda University Health Care
Eye Institute
(Main Headquarters for LLUEI Research Division & Clinical Site)
11370 Anderson, Suite 1800
Loma Linda, CA 92354

Loma Linda University Health Care
Ophthalmology at Riverwalk
4244 Riverwalk Parkway, Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92505

Loma Linda University Health Care
Ophthalmology at Highland Springs Medical Plaza
81 S. Highland Springs Ave, Suite 301
Beaumont, CA 92220

LLU Medical Center Eye Institute

Loma Linda University Health Care
Pediatric Ophthalmology
2195 Club Center Drive, Suite L
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Areas of Research

The LLUEI-Research Division pursues research expanding our knowledge in the following fields:

  • RetinaGlaucoma
  • Cornea
  • Cataracts
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Uveitis
  • Pediatrics
  • Occuloplastics
  • Investigator initiated studies

Contact Information

Loma Linda University Eye Institute – Research Division
Faculty Medical Offices
11370 Anderson Street, Suite 1800
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Phone: 909-558-2170 or 909-558-2168
Fax 909-558-2478

Available Equipment for Research

  • Konan Specular Microscope Noncon Robo Model: SP-9000
  • Topcon 50DX Fundus Camera (x 2)
  • Zeiss FF450 Plus Fundus Camera
  • Haag Streit BX900 Slit-Lamp Camera
  • Heidelberg HRT Spectralis OCT w/Autofluorescence, Fluorescein Angiography, and Indocyanine Green capabilities.
  • Ellex V4 Ultrasound with Posterior B-scan, UBM (40 MHz high resolution, Anterior Segment Ultrasound), Immersion A-scan, and Diagnostic A-scan.
  • Retcam Fundus Camera
  • IOL Master V5
  • Pentacam Anterior and Posterior Corneal Topography
  • Nidek OPD Anterior Corneal Topography
  • Nidek Endothelial Cell Count
  • Zeiss Humphrey Visual Field (x 3)
  • Pneumotonometer (x 2)
  • Ultra Select LW Scientific Centrifuge Model: U8S-1

Exam Rooms

  • We have 15 exam rooms, including one designated for research

Original Medical Records/Source Documentations/CRF’s

  • Electronic medical records utilized
  • Protected EMR work queue provided for monitoring
  • Experience with hard copy and electronic CRF’s

Monitoring Visits

  • Monitoring visit is scheduled with coordinator 2 - 4 weeks prior to visit in order to provide temporary access to e-files in EPIC.
  • A designated monitoring space provided
  • Phone, fax and copies are available in the research office
  • Internet access is available

Local IRB

Loma Linda University Research Protection Programs
24887 Taylor Street, Suite 202
Loma Linda, CA 92350
Phone: 909-558-4531
Fax: 909-558-0131
Email: researchaffairs@llu.edu

  • The IRB meets twice a month from January through October, and once a month in November and December
  • Budget must be approved before submission to IRB
  • Submission deadline is 10 days prior to meeting
  • Approval documentation is 1 - 3 weeks after meeting
  • A fully executed contract is required prior to receiving IRB approval

Clinical Trial Center

Loma Linda University Health Care
Clinical Trial Center
Coleman Pavilion, Suite 11113
11175 Campus Street
Loma Linda, CA 92350
Phone: 909-651-5002
Fax: 909-558-2196
Email: clinicaltrials@llu.edu

  • Performs comprehensive feasibility analysis in partnership with Principal Investigators
  • Performs budget, contract and financial management for industry sponsored studies and assist with budget development and review for non-industry sponsored clinical studies
  • Performs Medicare Coverage analysis and facilitates compliant research billing
  • Provides regulatory management and clinical coordinator support as a contracted service
  • Serves as a liaison for enterprise electronic medical records and research application support
  • Coordinates study advertising and subject recruitment and promote clinical research collaboration

Contracts and Budget Information

Budget Requirements

  • Institutional overhead
  • Study startup and closeout fees


  • Contract review runs concurrently with IRB review
  • 6 - 8 weeks to obtain fully executed contract

For a complete list of information on our site, view our brochures

Clinical Trials Brochure 

Research Brochure 

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