Patients & Consumers in Clinical Research
If you would like to learn what research studies are being conducted at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), please search our database.
We encourage you to learn about the role of the research study subject before participating in any clinical research study. Links to other websites provided below can provide you with important information on becoming a research study volunteer.
The Office of Human Research Protections of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has additional online resources that may assist you in making a decision. Some of these resources are:
- Partners in Research from NIH helps you understand what is involved in participating in clinical research.
- Learn About Clinical Trials from National Cancer Institute discusses the donation and use of tissues and other biological specimens (such as blood or urine) in research.