Participating in a Clinical Trial
Clinical trials are essential to advancing medical breakthroughs. Patients who volunteer for a study may help researchers gain new insights into a disease or evaluate the success of a new treatment. Participants also may have access to treatments that are not available to the general population.
Learn more on the Washington University Physicians website:
Understanding clinical trials »
Register for alerts:
Volunteer for Health registry »
Find a study:
Studies seeking volunteers (WashU StudySearch) »
NIH studies at WashU Med »
Cancer studies at Siteman Cancer Center »
All clinical activities are overseen by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to comply with ethical standards as well as government and institutional regulations.