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Participation

Meet Four Research Volunteers

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Every day, countless people are involved in clinical research, on the quest to find new and improved medicines. These medicines may offer potential treatment options for generations to come. But at the core of research and development are the study participants who make it all possible.

Clinical trials provide valuable information that might help improve medical research and knowledge. People choose to participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. They may want to monitor and better understand their own disease or help advance medical research that may benefit others with their same disease or condition. Whatever the motivation, choosing to participate in a clinical trial is a personal and individual decision.

Meet four people who have taken part in clinical trials and find out what motivated them to volunteer. Then explore the information and trial listings on our website to see if a clinical trial may be right for you.

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Study Coordinator: Patient Partner Through Clinical Trials

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Guest Author
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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.

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Randomization in Clinical Trials

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Lilly Guest Author
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Caring for Caregivers

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Susan Gilchrist
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Read more for services and support groups to make life a bit easier for caregivers - the unsung heroes in the clinical trial process.