Getting medical discoveries from the research lab to patients depends on a long and complex process, and it depends on clinical trials.
Why Research Matters
Published March 15, 2018
Every day millions of Americans and their loved ones face the challenge of dealing with conditions such as stroke, heart valve disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and others. This video shares their personal stories and offers compelling reasons why medical research matters. It was introduced at the 2016 Rally for Medical Research. The Alliance encourages everyone who watches this video to share it with others.
Pay It Forward: Volunteering for a Clinical Trial
Getting medical discoveries from the research lab to patients depends on clinical trials and the people who volunteer to participate in them. Volunteering in a trial may help society at large by bringing new treatments one step closer to patients, and could help a loved one if you have a genetic disease or condition.