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Is a Career in Clinical Research Right for Me?

Is a Career in Clinical Research Right for Me?

April 25, 2018
Clinical research has led to the development of countless scientific breakthroughs—in fact, before any drug or treatment can become FDA-approved and publicly available, it must first go through four trial phases...
How Does Clinical Research Lead to New Scientific Breakthroughs?

How Does Clinical Research Lead to New Scientific Breakthroughs?

March 30, 2018
In the mid-1700s, physician James Lind conducted the first controlled clinical trial in order to find a cure for sailors suffering from scurvy. Through his research, he discovered that citrus fruits such as oranges...
Who Oversees Clinical Trials?

Who Oversees Clinical Trials?

February 21, 2018
Clinical trials are carefully conducted studies—using human volunteers—which are used to test potential medical treatments with an end goal of receiving an FDA approval for usages in a wider population. Any and...
Recent Developments in Cancer Research

Recent Developments in Cancer Research

January 29, 2018
Looking back at the impressive progress of medical advancements, clinical trials have played a critical role in the current status of modern medical treatments. Clinical studies have also been a catalyst for the...
What Is the Placebo Effect?

What Is the Placebo Effect?

December 27, 2017
“I’m a Cub Scout Camp Leader. When the kids start crying and want to go home, we just give them ‘homesick medicine’,” reads a submission on PlaceboArchive.org. “The kids always feel better within 15...
A Day in the Life of a Clinical Study Participant

A Day in the Life of a Clinical Study Participant

November 30, 2017
Clinical trials are vital to the medical advancement process and to the development of new treatments. Clinical research participants get to play an active role in the development of modern medicine and health...
Clinical Research FAQ

Clinical Research FAQ

October 25, 2017
Clinical Research FAQ If you are new to the world of clinical trials, the terminology and procedures can be unfamiliar and even intimidating. The good news is that every medication that undergoes a clinical trial...
Clinical Trials: Then and Now

Clinical Trials: Then and Now

September 27, 2017
Mankind has historically had great interest in findings antidotes and cures. Centuries ago, our ancestors were exploring the effects of different diets and keeping a watchful eye on the effects of different plants....
How Does Clinical Research Help Find Cures?

How Does Clinical Research Help Find Cures?

August 28, 2017
Spanning more than 200 countries and 50 states, clinical trials explore new, experimental therapies and medicinal treatments that will impact medicine for centuries to come. These treatments can range from new...
How to Become a Clinical Researcher

How to Become a Clinical Researcher

July 28, 2017
Medical research is continuously underway and the results enable researchers to further understand the complexities of pathogens and develop effective new vaccinations. While many individuals can participate in...
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