Our research team has answered some of the most common questions we receive about our clinical trials in the below FAQ. If you have any other questions not answered below, please feel free to give us a call at 617.502.1707 or email us at

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What is a clinical trial?
Why should I participate in clinical research?
Why are clinical research trials so important?
Who participates in clinical research studies?
Why should minorities and women participate in clinical research?
If I am enrolled in a clinical trial, how are my rights protected? Will I be safe?
What is informed consent? Why is it important?
How can I learn more about clinical trials?
Who does the clinical research at CRI?
Where does CRI conduct its research?
What kinds of clinical trials does CRI conduct?
Who pays for clinical research trials at CRI?
Why does CRI design some of its own trials?
How can I learn more about CRI’s clinical trials?