People participate in clinical research trials for a variety of reasons. In various phases of clinical research trials, volunteers can gain access to promising medication long before these compounds are on the market. In addition to gaining access to medication, volunteers also receive treatment from a licensed physician and are often eligible for compensation to assist with travel expenses during the course of the study.
Our goal at Clinical Research Associates of Tidewater is to provide quality research without compromising the safety and rights of our volunteers. Patients' rights and safety are protected in two important ways:
Second - Anyone volunteering to participate in a clinical trial in the United States is required to sign an "Informed Consent" form. The purpose of this form is to provide details about the study, the risks associated with the study medication, and what procedures the volunteer will undergo during the course of the study.
To express your interest to volunteer, feel free to contact us at any of the following: