Lab samples provide some of the most important knowledge we gain in clinical research. Learn when, where and why samples are collected during a trial.
Melissa, a past Lilly clinical trial participant, sat down with us to share a bit about her research experience. Watch this video to hear Melissa's story in her own words.
For Wale, a physician who helps guide the strategy, design and procedural decisions for Lilly's clinical trials, clinical research is like an orchestra. Learn why.
Newer approaches to clinical trial design have emerged, thanks, in part, to the power of precision medicine.
Meet two people who tackled cancer head-on as children and now are dedicated to contributing to the development of new cancer medicines.
Clinical trials employ various study designs to demonstrate whether the investigational treatment is effective. Learn more about two common types of design.
Learn about informed consent—the process designed just for you to learn about a clinical trial and your role in a study before making a decision to participate.
Take a look back at just two of the clinical trial themes that weaved through many memorable 2018 moments—participatory research and digital health.
Emily’s Entourage is a driving force in forming the participatory research model. Learn Emily's story and the impact of her organization.
Lilly's CoDESIGN simulations aim to bring perspectives from clinical research sites and patients into the clinical trial design process. Meet one of the people behind the program in this blog.
There are many health literacy lessons to learn from the unique clinical trial experiences of others as you consider participation for yourself or a loved one. Learn more in this blog.
On the Lilly TrialGuide blog we share experiences and knowledge about clinical trials from the perspectives of all involved—patients, caregivers, site staff and more. Learn what’s inside the blog.
As editor of the Lilly TrialGuide blog and the community manager for the associated @LillyTrials handle on Twitter, Leigh Anne Naas is the “person behind the curtain.” Learn more about her.
Taking a look at clinical research through a Marketing 101 lens can help us better understand the problem of and solutions to enrollment. Take a deeper dive in our blog.
Explore the infographic to learn about the role of pediatric research in powering progress against childhood cancer.
Findings from CISCRP's 2017 Perceptions & Insights study show that most people who have participated in clinical research would do it again. Learn more here.
Learn what the respondents of CISCRP's 2017 Perceptions & Insights Study said they need to know before deciding to participate in a clinical trial.
The annual iCAN Research & Advocacy Summit reminds us that there are no voices too young to make a positive impact on clinical research. Read highlights from the 2018 event.
Explore highlights from the 2018 #WhyWeDoResearch Tweetfest—an opportunity to collaborate with folks from around the globe who are involved in clinical research.
We asked patients to take a survey about their preferences on potential digital health solutions for clinical trials. Learn what they said in this infographic.
Lilly's own Abby Jeske shares details about her experience meeting her grandfather’s research physician more than 18 years after the study. Read her story here.
Lilly's Hero's Journey (TM) Art project demonstrates the power of art in truly sparking a movement. Explore survey results measuring the project's influence on people's views of clinical research.
The qualifications on being a caregiver are pretty basic, but the responsibilities can pile up quickly. In this guest blog, T.J. Sharpe reminds us of the importance of thanking our caregivers.
Clinical trials allow for the development of medicines that are safe and effective for people of all ages—including kids.
Check out three of our favorite takeaways from a #WhyWeDoResearch Tweetfest chat focused on caregiving.
Gilles has a degree in animal biology, but some of his colleagues remember him more for his drawings than for his research.
Our Hero’s Journey™ Art project and SXSW have something big in common: they both demonstrate the power of connection. Learn how in this blog.
We reworked our pediatric assent form and measured the impact of those changes on readability and health literacy. Read what we learned.
Follow the story of Lilly's Abby Jeske as she shares her personal experiences about the impact of clinical trials on her life.
In this blog, Jeri Burtchell reminds us that many patients are out there, eager to share how their disease or condition impacts their life. Read her story.
Explore key clinical trials terms and how they relate to each other.
Do you know what "wash-out period" means and why it's important to understand when considering clinical trial participation? Take a deep dive here.
I stumbled upon an article and video about pediatric research, and I loved it because it’s exactly what we need: innovation around pediatric clinical trial participation.
People across the country are taking control of their health through educational online resources, social networks, and mobile health technologies.
There is opportunity beyond science and molecules to learn from the experiences of individuals through people and the networks in which they live and thrive.
"Clinical Trials." It’s hard to believe how two small words have made such a large impact on my life and the lives of my family.
It’s no surprise that online patient communities and Tweet Chats—for diseases ranging from cancer to rheumatoid arthritis—are on the rise.
Many challenges exist when it comes to clinical trial enrollment—we dive into just a few here. Take a look!
Meet someone with a unique perspective on clinical research who has worked in clinical research for over 10 years and has participated in a clinical trial.
When your sister is asked to join a clinical trial and you work in clinical research, what questions do you ask and what do you recommend?
As we monitored our Twitter feed here at Lilly HQ, we noticed something interesting: people kept tweeting about pink socks.
A sister is your built in best friend at birth. She’s the one you call.
The Dreaded Word: Cancer.
Clinical research site professionals play a very important role in shaping a clinical trial volunteer's experience.
Much of our focus has been on patients enrolling into trials. But, what about what happens after the trial?
We thought it might be helpful to look into the site's origins and intentions with our latest infographic.
Explore the important role a patient advocate fills and how they are impacting our effort to transform drug development.
Jeri Burtchell shares her personal clinical trial experience and some of her ideas for making research more patient-centric in this blog. Check it out!