Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Take part in a MRN Clinical Trial to build the repository & earn some compensation (audio)

FM #1073 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 1073 in the series. 

This shares my interview and discussion with MRN Diagnostics CEO Dr. Greg Chiklis. Our discussion was conducted on site at the MRN facility in the Forge Park Industrial Park.

  • What is MRN’s mission? The role of the MRN’s Clinical Research Division 

  • About the clinical research studies that are currently available (Ageros, Leidos)

    • Studies are handled by an experienced team of clinical coordinators who follow stringent protocols to ensure the safety of our donors and the integrity of our studies

    • Donors will receive compensation for each study that they participate in

  • Create the Biorepository for future studies

  • How we can get involved in one or more of these clinical collections

    • For more information on how you can take part, please contact us at (508) 384-0033 or email

The recording runs about 36 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Dr. Greg Chiklis. Audio link ->


Home page for MRD -> 

Clinical Collections Flyer ->

How to donate to one of the collections -> 

Clinical Compensation summary ->


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