The Seven Major Types of Clinical Research:
Those who participate in clinical research studies do so with a wide variety of motivations. Many individuals wish to contribute to the forward progression of modern science with minimal risk to themselves. Others may have exhausted the limits of contemporary medical thinking and seek to participate in experimental and cutting-edge avenues of research.
Depending on an individual’s motivations to volunteer, knowing the difference between the various types of clinical research may help to determine which clinical studies best suit their desired goals. Dr. Hanid Audish is a family medical practitioner with over 15 years of professional experience. He discusses the seven major types of clinical research, and how each is distinct from the others.