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About US (CRC NS)

The Clinical Research Centre Hospital Tuanku Jaafar Seremban (CRC HTJ) was established in September 2006. It is part of the Ministry of Health (MOH) Clinical Research Centre Network set up under the National Institute of Health (NIH). The CRC network was set up in line with the vision of the Ministry of Health to make research one of the important key activities at MOH.

CRC HTJS serves as a local coordination centre for research activities, clinical registry and training related to research.


To be a leading clinical research organization in the region.


We are committed to:

  1. Oversight all research activities and training at the Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar and Negeri Sembilan
  2. Coordinate the registration of research activities in the hospital via the online National Medical Research Registry (NMRR)
  3. Provide support to staff who wants to conduct clinical research
  4. Conduct ethical and quality clinical research which aims to improve patient health outcomes
  5. Organize ongoing training for staff who are interested in research


  1. To coordinate registration of research proposal to be conducted in the hospital, or by hospital staff via the online National Medical Research Registry (NMRR)
  2. To review research proposals to be conducted at Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar Seremban (HTJS), either by own hospital staff or investigators from other institutions or advise investigators for research require MOH Medical Research Ethical Committee (MREC) review and approval
  3. To coordinate clinical trials and ensure investigators have necessary ethical approval and are compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and relevant standards required by Joint Commission International
  4. To assist hospital staff in the conduct of research
  5. To collaborate with CRC MOH and the MOH network of CRC
  6. To conduct training in relation to research