Clinical Trials

Doctor standing behind a sign saying Clinical TrialClinical trials are different from standard medical treatments given by your doctor in that their purpose is to study whether a new treatment, drug or device is safe and effective for human beings. Many of the drugs and therapies available today are the result of clinical trials.


Resources selected by Terri Ottosen, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill,
Last reviewed January 16, 2024

Last updated January 16, 2024 at 3:11 pm