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About Florida Research Institute


Bringing advanced therapies to those in need.

Florida Research Institute (FRI) is committed to providing advanced therapies to individuals in need, with a focus on delivering exceptional patient care. Our primary research facility, situated in Lakewood Ranch, FL, is a global leader in gastroenterology and hepatology research, with a team of more than 20 highly trained clinical research experts.

FRI was founded in 2015 by Florida Digestive Health Specialists, one of the largest single-specialty gastroenterology networks in the state. This connection gives us a built-in database of thousands of potential local subjects and has allowed us to conduct a multitude of trials in various therapeutic areas. 

We have a strong reputation for quality research and a proven track record of delivering high-quality results to our sponsors and CROs:

  • Quality data

  • Timely responses

  • High retention rates

  • Low screen failure rate

FRI’s state-of-the-art research program will advance medicine for years to come.