Family & Caregivers
About Our Age-Related Research Studies
The Aging Institute serves as the gateway to many age-related research
projects being conducted at the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC, and the Pittsburgh Veterans Healthcare
studies, also known as clinical trials, examine the effect of various
experimental treatments and therapies to identify better ways health
care professionals may treat diseases and conditions.
The Benefits of Participating in Research Studies
in a research study has many benefits. As a research study participant,
you take an active part in your health care, have access to innovative
new treatments, and have the satisfaction of knowing your contribution
to medical research is helping advance medical care for others.
To help explain the process, risks, and benefits of participating in
a research study as well as provide answers to some commonly asked questions,
the University of Pittsburgh Office of Clinical Research provides a number
Current Areas of Focus
The table below lists studies currently being conducted. For additional
information, contact the Office of Clinical Research at 412-648-9516.