What is an Institutional Review Board (IRB)?
An IRB is a review board designed to protect the rights and well-being of research participants. It acts as a system of checks and balances for any research involving people.
What is Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and why is it important?
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is an international guide for how to conduct ethical and good quality research. GCP applies to all stages of research: design, conduct, performance, monitoring, auditing, recording, analyses, and reporting of any research involving people.
What does Informed Consent Mean?
Researchers use the process of informed consent to give potential participants important information about a study. They do this so an individual understands the purpose of the research, potential risks, benefits, and alternatives available and has the voluntary option to participate based on what is best for them.
What is Eligibility?
We encourage all of our members to actively participate in better health outcomes. One way to do that is by joining a research study! Before you can join a research study, you’ll first need to learn if you’re eligible.
How to Participate in a Research Study on Evidation
Finding the right research opportunity can be difficult. We try to make it easier by matching you with research opportunities we feel are likely to be a good match for you.