There is no shortage of information detailing and explaining the process and the importance of research in the field of medicine. For more information about medical research and the clinical trial process, visit any of the websites below:
Cedars — Sinai Medical Center — Clinical Trials
Charles Drew University — Clinical Research Center
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute — Clinical Trials
UCLA — Clinical Trials
The CISCRP is a nonprofit organization that focuses on educating and informing all parties involved in the clinical research process from participants to media professionals.
A database managed by the NIH's National Library of Medicine that lists and archives clinical trials in all phases of the research process.
The NCRR supports laboratory scientists and clinical researchers with the tools and training they need and it also supports clinical and translational research by fostering relationships between researchers, patients and communities.
A division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH funds medical research around the world to improve the health of the human population.
This site provides more information about clinical trials and what it means to participate in clinical research.
This government agency is dedicated to protecting the health of all Americans by way of providing valuable programs, services and resources.
The FDA regulates food, drugs, cosmetics, biological products, medical devices and products that emit radiation to protect human health.
A subdivision of the Department of Health & Human Services, the OHRP exists to protect the rights, welfare and wellbeing of people volunteering as study participants.
The following links provide more information about clinical trials and how to participate: