Here are some helpful resources where you can learn more about the clinical research process.

ClinicalTrials.Gov – ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

Ciscrp.Org – The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is a first-of-its-kind nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical/research communities, the media, and policy makers about clinical research and the role each party plays in the process.

Nih.Gov/health/clinicaltrials/ – The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Cancer.Gov/clinicaltrials – The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/trials/ – NIMH supports research studies on mental health and disorders.

Fda.Gov/scienceresearch/specialtopics/runningclinicaltrials/ – Information on FDA clinical trial standards and requirements.

Aidsinfo.Nih.Gov/clinical-trials – Informational resource on HIV/AIDS clinical trials.

Clinicalcenter.Nih.Gov/ – The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, America’s research hospital, is located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

Centerwatch.Com/clinical-trials/ – Find information on the clinical research process and what to expect if you are considering participating in a clinical trial.