Clinical Research Patient Resources

Tips for a Positive Experience

  1. Read All Information Carefully
  2. Ask Questions about procedures and requirements
  3. Understand your responsibilities as a study participant
  4. Communicate openly with the clinical research staff
  5. Arrive on time for appointments and/or call if you have to reschedule

U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Protecting & Promoting Your Health

http://www.fda.gov/

CenterWatch, Clinical Trials Listing Service

www.centerwatch.com

ClinicalTrials.gov, A searchable registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials

http://clinicaltrials.gov/

NIH, National Institutes of Health

http://www.nih.gov/health/clinicaltrials/

Institutional Review Boards (IRB’s)

IRB’s are also known as independent ethics committees designated to approve, monitor, and review human research. Each IRB has additional patient resource links listed on their website. See below for a partial list of IRB’s that Clinical Research of West Florida has worked with: www.quorumreview.com http://www.cgirb.com/ http://www.sairb.com/Pages/home.aspx http://iirb.com/ http://chesapeakeirb.com/ http://www.sterlingirb.com/