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Interested in clinical research? Learn about the difference between clinical studies and clinical trials, the phases of clinical trials for FDA approval, and the importance of older and diverse participants in clinical trials. You can also find questions to ask before participating.
Explore the benefits and risks of clinical trials, as well as ways participant safety is protected, including institutional review boards and informed consent.
Learn about volunteering for Alzheimer's disease research and why it matters.
In undertaking a clinical trial, researchers don’t want to leave anything to chance. The “gold standard” for testing interventions in people is the “randomized, placebo-controlled” clinical trial.
How can you help Alzheimer’s and other dementia/brain research? Join a registry or matching service. NIH and others match volunteers with clinical studies.
Get help recruiting older adults and caregivers to research studies with this toolkit from the NIH, CDC, and ACL. Includes presentations and flyers.