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Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are part of clinical research and are critical to advancing medicine. They are research studies involving volunteer participants that evaluate new medical approaches and increase scientific understanding of a wide variety of diseases.

Involvement in a clinical trial is strictly voluntary, and people who participate may or may not experience personal benefits.

If you decide to participate in a clinical trial, you will play in important role in advancing scientific knowledge and helping future patients and generations to come.


Here are two ways that you or your loved one can participate in a clinical trial or other type of health research study at the University of Miami

University of Miami Health Research is a website to find health research studies enrolling at the University of Miami and to sign up as a volunteer.

  • Search for health research studies using key words and/or quick-search categories
  • Sign up to be a volunteer for future studies
  • Express interest in research studies you think you are a good match

Start now and get personalized study recommendations by creating a profile on All types of volunteers are wanted including those that are healthy. Many studies can be done from the comfort of your home. Sign up and you will be notified of new study opportunities.

Consent to Contact

The University of Miami Health System strives to create opportunities for patients to participate in clinical studies. Consent to Contact is an opportunity for you to allow UHealth to contact you about future clinical studies that may be of interest to you. Call 305-243-8888 to enroll in this program. Visit our FAQ page to learn more.


UHealth Clinical Trials
Search clinical trials taking place locally through the University of Miami Health System.
Search for publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

Patient Bill of Rights
Know your rights when you volunteer to participate in clinical research.

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