Frequently Asked Questions
We recognize that the process and industry of clinical research can sometimes be a daunting process. Below we have compiled a variety of questions we receive regarding clinical trials. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact out team. We can be reached through our online form, or by calling 713-581-9994.
What is a Clinical Trial?
Clinical trials, also known as research studies, help us find out what works and what doesn’t in medicine. Clinical trials are a team effort between doctors, volunteers and, pharmaceutical companies that seek to discover new treatments and advancements in medicine.
Who can participate in clinical trials?
Anyone can participate in a research study. Volunteers are an important part in the progress of medicine and scientific discovery.
What is informed consent?
Your well-being is important to us, so we want to make sure that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision on whether to participate in a research study. We discuss the study objectives, risks, and procedures with you and answer all the questions you may have so you can decide if you want to participate.
What is expected of you while on a study?
Although our team will go over study-specific responsibilities with you, there are a few things all study participants should do while on a study. For your safety, you should be honest when discussing your medical history with us.
When you come in for a visit, we will discuss the details of the study and answer any questions you may have. If you agree to take part in the study, then we’ll work with you through every step of the way as each study looks a little different. Each study will always include going over the inclusion and exclusion criteria involved, an informed consent overview, and we will go over any risks or expectations of the particular study. Our years of experience has helped us to perfect our enrollment process and make it as easy as possible for our patients.
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