Our research department's mission is to provide exceptional clinical research today to help improve the lives of people tomorrow. In our studies we:
- Run our trials with objectivity
- Follow all laws
- Have high ethical standards
- Regard the rights and welfare of the participants
Frequently asked questions about clinical trials
You may have heard about clinical trials, but wonder what they are and if one might be right for you.
Our research department funds studies through a variety of sources including:
• Drug companies
• Medical device companies
• Federal health agencies
• Research grants
• Private foundationsOR
Clinical trials, also called clinical research, are studies designed to find answers to specific health questions. Clinical trials look at:
• New drugs or new combinations of drugs
• New surgical procedures or devices
• New ways to use existing treatmentsOR
The potential benefits of being in a clinical trial include:
• You might get free medication, medical care and lab work.
• You might get treatment that could be more effective than the standard approach.
• You will be adding to what is known about your condition, possibly leading to improved options in the future.OR
Many people volunteer because it's a chance to help researchers find new ways to fight disease. But, there is no guarantee that the treatment will be effective for you.
If you're considering a clinical trial because you have been diagnosed with a disease, it's important to take time to learn about your condition and your treatment options. Talk it over with your doctor first.OR
Call 1-317-718-5482 or toll free 1-877-340-7291 to learn more or fill out this form to contact American Health Network (AHN) about your interest in clinical trials.OR
Current clinical studies
To learn more or volunteer for a study, see the cards below.