About Us

An Experienced, Full-Service Imaging Core Lab

Medical Metrics, Inc. (MMI) is an experienced imaging core lab for multicenter clinical trials and research studies. Founded two decades ago in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, we perform high-quality, independent evaluations of medical images for regulatory filings and post-market publications. Our services include imaging protocol development, clinical site training, medical image management, independent image analysis, and scientific consulting.

Since 2000, we have partnered on hundreds of trials of new medical devices, drugs, and biologics across a range of therapeutic areas. Our expertise includes orthopedics, spine, ENT, neurology, cardiology, and vascular medicine. We specialize in studies of novel implants; cell, gene, and protein therapies; drugs for arthritis pain and disease modification; diagnostic products, including AI-based radiology tools; and surgical robotic systems. Studies range from early-phase feasibility testing to post-market surveillance.

Proven History of Success

We have supported more than two dozen pivotal regulatory approvals and clearances across multiple regulatory pathways including IND, IDE, HDE, PDP, and 510(k). We have supported similar paths to market in Europe, Australia, Canada, and Asia. Our clients range from private start-ups to public multinationals. We also work with physician investigators and academic centers to publish outcomes from independent research studies. To date, we have supported nearly 600 clinical trials and research studies sponsored by more than 200 client-partners from around the world.

Unique Commitment to Quality

As an ISO 9001:2015-certified, independent imaging core lab, we are committed to delivering the highest standard of quality and reliability in our industry. We maintain strict adherence to regulatory requirements, audited SOPs, and GCPs. All data are rigorously inspected for quality prior to delivery. We encourage excellence in all business processes and are committed to continuous improvement through the application of quality objectives and risk management practices. Overall, we strive to deliver world-class imaging core lab services with an emphasis on reliability, independence, and integrity.

Results You Can Trust

Our radiologists and scientists are recognized experts in clinical imaging and research. They include editors of scientific journals, presidents of medical societies, department chairs of radiology, division chiefs of surgery, national scientific award-winners, and trusted advisers to regulatory authorities. Our operational managers possess an average of nearly ten years’ experience in clinical research, and our proprietary data management platform has been developed and tested over more than a decade.

In a single provider, we deliver the luminary expertise and scientific leadership of an academic research group combined with the operational strength, global reach, and resources of a commercial imaging CRO. No other core lab offers our unique combination of scientific expertise, experienced project managers, and state-of-the-art infrastructure for complex clinical trials. Please contact us to learn more or request a quote for our services.