Patient Safety in Clinical Trials

If you are thinking about taking part in a clinical trial,
you may have questions such as:

  • Are there risks to taking part in the trial?
  • Who is watching out for any problems?
  • Who is making sure that participants are safe?
  • Is the trial trying to answer an important research question?

In fact, there are federal rules in place to help ensure the safety and ethics of clinical trials. You will be protected through: