Trial Basis

New website is a portal to Emory clinical trials
ClinicalTrials

 

A new Emory clinical trials website includes easy-to-access information about nearly one thousand clinical trials currently seeking volunteers.

At www.clinicaltrials.emory.edu, potential participants may easily search for trials related to a specific health condition, or browse topic areas such as cardiology, cancer, or the neurosciences and view quick facts about each of the individual trials available at Emory.

The new website is available to the entire Emory community as well as to interested external participants. Although many clinical trials are seeking patients who have a particular disease, many others are seeking healthy volunteers.

Information about each clinical trial includes its purpose, timing, investigators, process, and certain key eligibility criteria. Potential volunteers may click on a link to the leader of each individual trial and send a message asking to participate or requesting additional information. A link to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical trials database— www.clinicaltrials.gov—is available for those seeking more detailed information.

The clinical trials website also includes frequently asked questions about volunteering, information on additional resources at Emory for potential participants, and NIH information about clinical trials. Individuals also may register through ResearchMatch.com, a national database that connects potential volunteers to new clinical trials.

“Emory’s ability to develop improved therapies through clinical research is a key component of our clinical mission and gives patients access to the most advanced treatments available,” says Jeffrey Lennox, associate dean for clinical research in the School of Medicine. “This new website will allow more people to learn about and participate in the wide range of available clinical trials.”

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