How do I use makes searching the list easier. It will give you the same search results as but may be more user friendly. While the website was made for U.S. healthcare professionals, potential clinical trial volunteers can use it too.

How to search on

  • Go to
  • Type in a condition, disease, or medication name into the "Search database feed" search bar.
  • Click location and choose "United States" or another country if you live abroad.
  • Click "Search."
  • Filter your search by entering information next to the "Filter by:" banner. You can filter by Trial Status, Trial Phase, Age, Sex, and/or location.
  • If you want to join a clinical trial now under “Trial Status” click on both:
    • Not yet recruiting
    • Recruiting  This will show you all the clinical trials available.
  • To learn more about a trial, click “View Full Trial.”  
  • Save clinical trials you're interested in by:
    • Clicking on “Save Trial” on the right side.
    • In the window that opens, click on “Create an Account.”
    • Fill out the information to create an account. 
    • When complete, click “Create an Account”.   
  • To find out whether you're able to participate in a trial, and to find out contact information and location of a trial, click "View Full Trial." Then click "Eligibility Criteria" and "Contacts and Locations."

It is very important that before you contact a clinical trial, you talk with your doctor or other healthcare professional. They will help you confirm that you can or should participate. They will also tell you the risks and potential benefits of participating.

Once you have approval from your doctor, contact the clinical trial.

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