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Research FAQ's

What do I need to understand before joining a study?
  • The researchers will make my safety a priority.
  • The purpose of the study.
  • Medical procedures involved, if any.
  • The benefits and any risk of participating.
  • Time required.
  • If there will be any costs and if my insurance will cover them.
  • Protecting my privacy.
Why would I want to participate in research?
  • To learn more about the science of medicine.
  • To contribute to the improvement of health care.
  • To help researchers develop new care options for future generations.
How do I learn more?
  • Talk to your primary care provider or specialist to ask about what studies are active and might be right for you, or contact our research coordinator.