Investigational Drug Services Team

The Investigational Drug Services (IDS) Pharmacy works with investigational/study medications.


  • Make sure each medication used is safe and ethical
  • Serve patients who are in clinical trials at Northwestern University and Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Make sure that research protocols follow all regulations, which includes federal, state, institutional and sponsor regulations
  • Support all scientists who conduct research on medications
  • Guide safe handling of biohazardous and gene therapy products