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CLIN RES 400: Essentials of Initiating Clinical Research (Carroll): Web sites

Useful Web Sites

FDA.gov
The Food and Drug Administration Web site allows users to search for whether or not certain drugs and medical devices have been approved for general use by the public. Users can also search for current drug studies. Information is also available regarding regulations about clinical trials.

Clinicaltrials.gov
Clinicaltrials.gov allows users to search for federal and privately supported clinical trials performed in the United States and around the world. Trials can to located by condition, drug, sponsor, or location.

Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). OHRP helps ensure this by providing clarification and guidance, developing educational programs and materials, maintaining regulatory oversight, and providing advice on ethical and regulatory issues in biomedical and social-behavioral research.--from web site

Drug Information Portal
This resource from the National Library of Medicine provides information on drugs that have received FDA approval, including information about their usa, toxicological information, clinical trials that may be ongoing, rerferences from PubMed, and other reources.

National Center for Advancing Translational Services
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) is the newest of 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This Center was established in December 2011 to transform the translational science process so that new treatments and cures for disease can be delivered to patients faster. Site features include ResearchMatch (to improve clinical trial recruitment), funding information, and translational science news and events.

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