American Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Inc. -  JOSEPH RODD, MD

What Are Clinical Trials?

What Are Clinical Trials?

A clinical trial is a research study done to determine if a new treatment or therapy is safe and effective. Most medical treatments that are widely available have been tested in clinical trials in the past.

Why are clinical trials important?
Clinical trials can help determine if current treatments are safer or more effective than those currently used.

Why should I be interested in a Clinical Trial?
To show the drug works for additional types of patients/diseases beyond the original use. You are also contributing to research that may help others.

Who can Qualify?
Most people are eligible to participate. Many trials are for individuals that have a specific condition or illness. Anyone seeking treatment from their physician Patients 18 or over.

What is a clinical research study?

A clinical research study is a study in human participants to answer health-related questions. Some research studies determine whether investigational treatments or new ways of using approved treatments are safe and effective.

What can I gain from joining a clinical research study?

Participants in clinical research play an integral role in developing potentially better ways to treat various medical conditions. Additionally throughout your participation in a clinical research study, you will receive study-related medical care and monitoring.