Clinical Trials / Research Studies
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Additional Resources on Clinical Trials and Research Studies

The Office for Clinical and Translational Research at Cincinnati Children’s offers these helpful websites for more information.

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What is research?

Why is research in children important?

What is informed consent?

Why should you participate in research?

Who can participate in research?

Why do we need research? Why do we do it?

How is research monitored?

What kind of research studies do we do?

General Resources

CISCRP's "Search Clinical Trials" Service
A public service, which conducts a search for clinical trials on someone’s behalf, checking multiple websites and clinical trial registries. The results are printed out, the important information is highlighted and the customized packet of information is mailed to the individual. Phone: 1-877- MED HERO

Resources to help you make an informed decision about your child’s participation. Phone: 1-877-MED HERO
A registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.

Clinical study information and listing service. Includes pediatric and neonatal studies. Phone: 1-866-219-3440

University of Cincinnati Medical Center Clinical Trials

Government Resources

Children and Clinical Studies

Children’s Assent to Clinical Trial Participation

Should Your Child Be in a Clinical Trial?

National Cancer Institute
Search NCI’s list of 6,000-plus clinical studies that now accept participants. Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases. Phone: 1-866-284-4107

Disease Specific Resources

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Phone: 1-800-533-CURE

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Phone: 1-800-FIGHT-CF

American Cancer Society
Information in both English and Spanish. Phone: 1-800-ACS-2345

Arthritis Foundation
Information in both English and Spanish. Phone: 1-800-283-7800


Access online glossaries of terms to help with understanding “clinical research” words, terms and definitions:

> Contact the Office for Clinical and Translational Research at Cincinnati Children’s

Clinical Trials Office.