FAQs 2018-03-22T16:19:30+00:00

Research FAQs

Q: What is clinical research?

A: Clinical research is a branch of healthcare science that determines the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use.

Q: How can I benefit from participating in clinical research?

A: Clinical research provides another option for those who are struggling to meet their goals in their healthcare. Participants may benefit by receiving new treatments that are not currently available by from their physician or pharmacy.

Q: If I participate in clinical research at Endocrinology Research Associates, Inc. will I still see my primary care doctor or specialist?

A: Yes, you will still see your primary care doctor or specialist even if you are participating in a clinical trial.

Q: Does participating in clinical research cost me anything?

A: No, it does not. In fact, you are generally compensated for your time and receive medications at no cost to you.