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Is Clinical Research Right for Me?

Every disease treatment prescribed today is the result of clinical research. These discoveries are not possible without volunteers like you!

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Is clinical research right for me? Full transcript below.

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  • Read & share this infographic on volunteering for clinical #research and be part of the breakthrough!
  • Learn how older adults can play a role in disease prevention/treatment by volunteering for research studies:
  • Are you interested in joining a #clinicaltrial or study? Check out this infographic to learn more:


Clinical research is medical research that involves people. It’s led to the discovery of every disease treatment prescribed today. Study volunteers play a critical role in this process.

Are you interested in joining a study or trial? Clinical research may be right for you if you want to:

  • Help others, including future family members, who may be at risk for certain diseases
  • Receive regular monitoring by medical professionals
  • Test new disease treatments that might work better than those currently available

Be part of the breakthrough. Learn more about participating in research.

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