Clinical trials are scientific research studies that engage patients in the search for better ways to treat or prevent diseases. Advances in drugs, devices, preventive and therapeutic strategies, behavioral research, and other interventions to improve human life often result from clinical trials. Ultimately, Rutgers Health will implement changes that will foster and attract even more clinical trials to be conducted right where our patients live.
Rutgers supports nearly 350 clinical trials at any given time, engaging patients, clinicians, and researchers at Rutgers and from industry. As a clinical trial research volunteer, you can be a partner in health care discovery. Participating in a clinical trial may enable you to
Clinical trials at Rutgers are largely conducted through Rutgers schools, centers, and institutes. You can find clinical trials through our Clinical Research Organization, the gateway to our statewide clinical trial activities for Rutgers Health patients and for researchers and investigators. The organization facilitates collaboration between industry and academia in designing and implementing clinical trials and helps patients find clinical trials at Rutgers.
Information about clinical trials for cancer can be found at