Frequently Asked Questions

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​​​​​​​Frequently Asked Questions

What happens during a clinical trial?
What is my role as a research participant?
Are clinical trials safe?
Should I participate in a clinical trial?
What is informed consent?
What are the different clinical trial phases?
The clinical testing of experimental drugs is normally done in three phases, each successive phase involving a larger number of people. Very few of drugs/devices tested are granted a New Drug Approval or New Device Approval by the U.S. Food & Drug Adminis