The Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh serves as the gateway to many age-related research projects being conducted at the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC, and the Pittsburgh Veterans Healthcare System.
Research 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
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 of resources.
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