Without volunteers like you in clinical trials, healthcare would not improve. The treatments, drugs, and medical technology we have today are because of research.
Research studies need different types of people to join to make sure the results benefit everyone. However, sometimes people are hesitant to take part in research. We hope you will review some of the videos and resources below to learn about why research is important and why clinical trials are needed.
Clinical Trial Information and Resources
Click on the videos below to learn more about research and clinical trials.
Commonly Asked Questions About Research
Clinical Trials, also called medical trials, are research studies that test new ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose, or treat disease. They are the main way that researchers find out if a new treatment, like a new medication, is safe and effective in people.
No, ResearchMatch will help match any type of approved study that is looking for people to participate. You may be contacted about different research opportunities ranging from a survey you can do at home to a clinical trial that may involve you traveling to the researcher's institution.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) gives you more information about taking part in research. To learn more, visit: NIH Website.
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