The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is a first-of-its-kind nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical/research communities, the media, and policy makers about clinical research and the role each party plays in the process.
View the CISCRP founder, Ken Getz, discuss our mission and the importance of clinical research and research volunteers.
Patients, Family Members and Other Members of the Public
CISCRP provides a wealth of information on how to become an informed clinical research participant. Once you become educated on what clinical trials are, CISCRP strives to help you locate ongoing clinical trials by supporting SearchClinicalTrials.org. CISCRP also helps those patients who are having difficulty locating clinical trials by conducting a custom search for them. The Medical Heroes Newsletter strives to educate and help those interested in clinical research understand the process and honors them as medical heroes. CISCRP invites those who have participated in clinical research to join our Medical Hero Community and an opportunity to donate to our cause.
CISCRP helps professionals better understand the study volunteer by having updated facts and figures, polls and surveys and other resources, including a newsletter called The Participant. The CISCRP store includes brochures, DVDs, books, posters and other materials that you may order and provide to your clients and patients to help them understand clinical research. CISCRP also has many opportunities for professionals to stay involved in clinical research. You may join our Circle of Supporters, support Medical Heroes or AWARE for All in your community. Professionals may also contact CISCRP and offer to be a speaker on our behalf.