Information for Sponsors

Peninsula Research Associates (PRA)  was established in 1999 by Lawrence Sher, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, and the principal investigator in most of the center’s research studies. Dr. Sher has been in private practice in the South Bay since 1987.


PRA has established solid working relationships with numerous pharmaceutical companies, including:

  • Aimmune
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Circassia
  • DBV
  • Galderma
  • Gen-Probe
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Glenmark
  • Leo
  • Lupin
  • Merck
  • Novartis
  • Optinose
  • Pearl Therapeutics
  • Pfizer
  • Regeneron
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Shire
  • Teva
  • Vir

Our Facilities

PRA is a state-of-the-art facility located in Rolling Hills Estates, California. Peninsula Research Associates is equipped with a waiting room, four exam rooms and a spacious conference room. Click here to learn more about our facilities, equipment, and technology.


We have worked in a large variety of indications, including allergy, dermatology, and vaccines. For a complete list of our indications, please click here.

Speciality Procedures

As an established speciality clinical trials facilities, PRA is capable of expertly performing a wide array of procedures. Click here for the complete list.

Accreditations and Awards

Peninsula Research Associates is nationally known, recognized and published. Click here for a list of our publications, accreditations and awards.