The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is a non-profit organization founded in 2003 and dedicated to educating the public and patients and to engaging these critical stakeholders as partners in the clinical research process. CISCRP provides a variety of award-winning and internationally recognized educational resources, programs and services including print and digital materials; media outreach and awareness campaigns, live educational events; study volunteer appreciation programs; patient advisory boards and custom research assessing patient health journeys and study volunteer experiences; and plain language clinical trial results summaries.
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is a first-of-its-kind 501(c)(3) 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.
For Patients, Caregivers, & the Public
CISCRP offers a portfolio of services to support patient engagement, clinical research education, and clinical trial participation for study volunteers, clinical research stakeholders, and sponsor organizations. As an independent, neutral, non-profit organization dedicated to patient outreach and education, CISCRP is uniquely positioned to assist with a variety of activities including developing lay language clinical trial summaries, organizing and running patient advisory boards, conducting research to better understand public perceptions about research, and finding clinical trials.
The CISCRP store includes brochures, videos, 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.