Frequently Asked Questions
For some people, participation may offer an opportunity to try an alternative treatment when other options have been exhausted.
Our friendly staff understands the time commitment involved with participating in a clinical research trial; therefore our volunteers, in most cases, are compensated for their time and travel commitments in the form of a stipend.
In addition to compensation, volunteers often receive diagnostic testing and careful evaluation by a board-certified medical doctor at no charge. In most cases, medical insurance is not required for participation.
Additionally, the study medication or medical/diagnostic devices are typically provided free of charge.
Lastly, many volunteers find that participation in medical research studies can be a great learning experience that allows them to have a better understanding of their medical condition and potential treatment options.
Participation is always voluntary and participants can choose to withdraw from a study at any time. See our list of enrolling study opportunities and call or apply today. Our staff will gladly explain the details of study participation over the phone or by email.
Clinical research studies are designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of investigational medications or devices related to the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases or conditions. The rapid advancements seen in medical treatment are due to safe facilitation of clinical trials and their participants.