Study coordinators are a key part of the clinical trial journey. To learn more about what they do, read our interview with study coordinator, Kelly Roberts.
What is randomization, and why do we use it in clinical research? Read more to uncover the answers to your questions.
Read more for services and support groups to make life a bit easier for caregivers - the unsung heroes in the clinical trial process.
Considering clinical trial participation may feel overwhelming. Here are some answers to common questions about Alzheimer’s and dementia clinical trials to support you through the learning curve.
The patient voice is critical for successful clinical research, for people of all ages. Learn how Lilly’s partnership with iCAN helps us include that voice in research.
Before starting medical school, Iman Mahoui joined Lilly’s Decentralized Trials team. She reflects on how new approaches to research can help address social justice and health equity issues.
Learn more about platform trials and master protocols, an alternative model to how we conduct clinical research.
Watch the first video in CISCRP's "Finding Treatments Together" series for a helpful outline of the clinical research process and what motivates people to participate.
If you’re a participant or caregiver looking for clinical trial information, it can be helpful to start with a basic overview. The infographic below provides 10 clinical trials facts you need to know.
Lilly has worked quickly to launch studies of potential COVID-19 antibody treatments. Find out what makes antibodies an intriguing scientific and medical option.
As the world works to quickly learn about COVID-19, a mix of research studies is underway. This guide explains the different types of COVID-19 studies and what researchers hope to learn from them.
On International Clinical Trials Day, we hosted a tweet chat to generate conversation on #ClinicalTrialInnovation. If you didn’t have a chance to attend, we’ve broken down the key takeaways here.
Over 2 million brave people take part in clinical trials every year, testing new treatments that may make life better. Meet four of those people.
The quick adoption and scaling of decentralized trials will be one of the positive outcomes of having to look at the world of clinical trials in a different way. Learn more about the shift.
In the second installment of our two-part infographic series, we focus on the use of technology in clinical research and how it may pave the way to decentralized clinical trials.
In the first of our two-part infographic series, we focus on a subset of CISCRP’s findings on general perceptions of clinical research.
Considering a cancer clinical trial? Check out this list of questions to be sure you are informed about the process.
Explore the infographic to learn about the role of pediatric research in powering progress against childhood cancer.
Learn what a Case Report Form is, what the components are, and how they are used in clinical trials.
In collaboration with artist John Magnan, we launched a crowd-sourced art project dedicated to clinical trial participants.
Read this spotlight on MaryAnn Morgan Cox to learn more about how women in STEM are making a difference.
2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the site, but what were the site's origins and intentions?
Have you ever wondered how schedules, tests, and the information ever comes together in clinical trial? It all starts with a clinical trial protocol.
After attending SCRS19, four key insights emerged for clinical trials in 2020 and beyond.
Today is S.T.E.M. / S.T.E.A.M. Day, and we are excited to celebrate with you!
As the practice of medicine advances over time, successes and mistakes lead to regulatory guidelines and requirements.
How does a clinical trial work? Learn how clinical study reports are used to report the results and outcomes of a clinical trial.
In the long-evolving process of clinical research, the most recent focus is transparency. Explore more in this infographic.
Read tips from a patient and caregiver expert for how to achieve your dreams while managing a chronic disease like IBD.
In clinical research, who needs to know what, and when and how do they get that information? Check out our overview.
In part two of this two-part guest blog series, Brendan shares the experience he and his wife Melissa had as clinical trial participants.
Clinical trials have evolved over the millennia to be more complex and more specific in the goals and outcomes they measure.
Clinical research, by its very nature, is continually evolving through the scientific process and sometimes through human behavior.
In part one of this two-part guest blog series, Brendan shares the love story of him and wife, and how unexpected symptoms resulted in a cancer diagnosis.
Clinical trials often present challenges, but we can find motivation in the experiences of others. Explore these resources to learn how folks from across the research community are making an impact.
What role will digital health play in the future of clinical research? Explore perspectives from folks across the clinical research community shared during our Twitter chat!
Past, present and future: research is at the heart and soul of what we do.
HCPs may be experts on clinical aspects of a given medical condition, but patients are experts on what it’s like to live with it. This is why Patient-Focused Drug Development is so valuable.
Meet a Lilly clinical research scientist who uses her experience as a lab technologist every day to design trial protocols. While you may not think much of lab samples, to her, they are like gold!
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.
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.
With the help of clinical trial participants, we are learning about potential new approaches to fighting Alzheimer’s disease. Explore things to know about participating in an Alzheimer's study.
Explore highlights from the 2018 #WhyWeDoResearch Tweetfest—an opportunity to collaborate with folks from around the globe who are involved in clinical research.
Learn about the experience of two members of Lilly’s pediatric steering committee implementing in-home visits via mobile nursing for a Lilly pediatric research study.
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.
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.
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.
People across the country are taking control of their health through educational online resources, social networks, and mobile health technologies.
"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.
Of the challenges in clinical research, participant enrollment remains one of the biggest.
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.
Learn how Jeri Burtchell began her work as a patient advocate and why her advice for others looking to use their voices to make a difference is to step outside your comfort zone.
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.
Much of our focus has been on patients enrolling into trials. But, what about what happens after the trial?
Have you wondered if patients receive placebos in cancer clinical trials? Learn the answer in this 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!