Learning About Clinical Trials

A google search using the term “Clinical Trials” will return hundreds of websites from governments, regulatory agencies, research institutions, disease focused organisations and general health websites providing information about clinical trials. The following are a small curated selection of websites providing reliable general information about clinical trials.

Government/Non-Commercially Backed Websites:


US-based: CISCRP – The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation

US FDA: Should Your Child Be in a Clinical Trial?     US National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Canada: ItStartsWithMe

Europe/UK: EMA: Clinical Trials in Human Medicines      UK

Pharmaceutical Industry Association Websites: 

Medicines Australia      US PhRMA       EFPIA

Short YouTube Clinical Trial Explainer Videos:

Roche     Cancer Research UK

Search for Clinical Trials:

Australia/NZ:   ANZCTR


International:   WHO ISTRP


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