Researchers are working hard to identify new treatments and strategies to improve health and to understand the diseases that make us sick, but in order to succeed they need both healthy research participants and participants with medical conditions.
You can make a difference by participating in research. Health research ranges from simple questionnaires and screenings to clinical research studies (trials) of investigational drugs and devices.
The Importance of Clinical Trials at the University of Kentucky This is Part 1 of a UKNow In Depth series on clinical research at the University of Kentucky. Hear why clinical trials are so important to medicine at UK, across the Commonwealth and around the world from UK faculty, staff and Kentuckians who are participants in trials through the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS).
UK Researchers Dispel Myths of Clinical Trials There are many myths when it comes to clinical trials. In the second video in the UKNow In Depth series, researchers and participants dispel those myths to show how valuable clinical trials are to medical advancement at UK and beyond.
Kentuckians Give Back, Fight Disease By Participating in Clinical Trials There can be many benefits to participating in clinical trials at the University of Kentucky. Watch two participants' stories to hear what it's like and why they are both happy they took part.
Research at the University of Kentucky Thrives Thanks to Clinical Trials Without clinical trials, researchers say medical advancement would simply stop.
Clinical Trials at UK Help the Entire State of Kentucky Clinical trials don't just take place in Lexington. Researchers are going out throughout the Bluegrass state to find new ways to treat the health and social problems that plague Kentuckians. Watch this video to see how research at UK is changing the lives people beyond the city of Lexington.