Clinical trials are research studies in which new treatments - drugs, diagnostic procedures, vaccines, treatment procedures, and other therapies - are tested in people to see if they are safe and effective.
Understanding Clinical Trials
Click on Understanding Clinical Trials to review: What is a Clinical Trial; Why Would I Want to Participate; Points to Remember; Informed Consent; Phases of Drug Development; and Additional References
Information About Specific Types of Clinical Trials
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Volunteer for Health
- This office serves as a welcome door for many of our clinical trials, connecting patients with trialists. Phone: (314) 362-1000
Visit Clinical Trials for Cancer Patients to find out more information on different cancer trials available for brain, breast, colorectal, esophagus, head and neck, leukemia, lymphoma, lung, melanoma, mesothelloma, prostate and others.
Clinical trials listed with the National Institute of Health (NIH) that are recruiting patients at
Washington University School of Medicine. Over 300 trials are listed.T
The AIDS clinical trials unit (ACTU) at Washington University School of Medicine provides access to research trials, community outreach and education for people with HIV, its complications and AIDS. Health care professionals can find continuing education and helpful resources for their patients. For more information, visit ACTU