1. U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA): “Inside Clinical Trials: Testing Medical Products in People”
2 U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH): About Clinical Trials
3. U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH): Search this database of every publicly and privately supported clinical trial worldwide, also called Clinicaltrials.gov
4. Research Match: Research Match
This is a site to volunteer for programs and to search for ongoing clinical trials. It is founded and used by major institutions such as the Mayo Clinic.
5. Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research: Clinical Trials 101
6. I’m In: I’m In
This is a site to volunteer for clinical trials.
7. U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH): Healthy Volunteers
The Clinical Trial Volunteer Program was created in 1995 to match healthy volunteers to studies at the NIH Clinical Center.
8. National Medical Association (NMA): Why Physicians Should be Involved
En Español (in Spanish)
Guía sobre ensayos clínicos para el paciente or número gratuito: 1-800-411-1222.
En Français (in French)
Guide du Patient Concernant les Essais Cliniques or numéro gratuit: 1-800-411-1222.
For assistance with other prescription drug costs:
1. Partnership for Prescription Assistance: www.pparx.org
2. Medicare Rights Center: 1-800-333-4114
Medicare Part D participants can telephone to see if you qualify for the “Extra Help” federal program.
3. State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Medicare list of State Programs
Some states have pharmaceutical assistance programs.