for Veterans and the Public

Clinical Trials

A clinical trial is a research study that tests a new medicine to see if it is safe and works well before it is approved for widespread use.

To find a clinical trial:

Clinical TrialsLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project provides information on HIV/AIDS clinical trials and treatment. You can browse for trials by category or search. Includes an overview of clinical trials and trials listed in the last 30 days.

If you are not sure if joining a clinical trial is a good idea for you, the information in this lesson may help you decide.