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Participate in Research

Thank you for visiting, and taking a moment to learn about our Clinical Trial programs!

A clinical trial typically involves a clinical intervention to determine the effect of a new drug or device. 

The NIH Clinical Trial Definition is: ‘A research study in which one or more human subjects are prospectively assigned to one or more interventions (which may include placebo or other control) to evaluate the effects of those interventions on health-related biomedical or behavioral outcomes.’

Clinical trials play an important role in assessing new treatments and techniques for many types of health conditions.  Participating in a clinical trial is a valuable way to contribute to the advancement of these treatments.  Information about participating in a clinical trial is located on the NIH web site.

How do I find information about Clinical Trials at Boston Medical Center?

We encourage you to sign up in our Registry to be notified of studies that interest you, and to review the open studies on ClinicalTrials.gov where you can identify studies that are a good fit for you and the contact person that will help you get registered.

You can also learn more about some of our research programs by visiting these sites:

The Clinical Research Resources Office (CRRO) has additional information for Research Participants and where to learn more about other research studies at Boston Medical Center and Boston University Medical Campus.

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