Useful Resources

This site contains information on both private and federal clinical research conducted in the United States.

This site is a good source for clinical trials information for both clinical research professionals and patients.


The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is a nonprofit group dedicated to providing relevant educational information on clinical trials for research participants and physicians.

NIH Human Research Protection Program

The United States' National Institute of Health site regarding protection of the rights and safety of study participants


ACRO - Association of Clinical Research Organizations

ASCI - American Society for Clinical Investigation

ASCPT - American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

ACRP - Association of Clinical Research Professionals

FDLI - Food and Drug Law Institute

NCQA - National Committee for Quality Assurance

NMA - National Medical Association

NPSF - National Patient Safety Foundation

PhRMA - Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

PRIM&R - Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research

SCDM - Society for Clinical Data Management

SoCRA - Society of Clinical Research Associates

General Resources

BioMedNet - Online resource for biological medical researchers.

Bio Online - Focus is on the technology of the life sciences. Publishes daily news, information, and research tools for life science professionals and students.

CenterWatch - Clinical trials listing service.

The Declaration of Helsinki - Statement of ethical principles to provide guidance to physicians and other participants in medical research involving human subjects.

FDA Action Watch - Newsletter on FDA regulation and enforcement, medical device regulation, food labeling, clinical trials, dietary supplements, pharmaceutical law, HIPAA privacy, and more.

GPP - Good Publication Practice for Pharmaceutical Companies.

GrantsNet - Funding for biological and medical research.

PharmaLive - Source for news and analysis of pharmaceutical business.

PERI - Pharmaceutical Education & Research Institute

RegSource - A free portal organizing worldwide Regulatory, Clinical, Toxicological, CMC and other drug/device development and related information.