Clinical Trials 101

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Clinical Trials 101: Understanding how clinical trials work to find the right fit for you

Lindsey Wahlstrom-Edwards, Head of Partnerships with Antidote Technologies, joined us live to educate us about clinical trials and using the Match tool to find clinical trials.

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The slides used for the video presentation above are available to view and download below.

Resources for international information

Thanks to a member in Australia who asked a question about participating in clinical trials in the U.S., Linsey provided two important resources we have listed below.

Obtaining a temporary visa for treatment

Specific guidelines vary based on the trial sponsor, but the National Institute of Health (NIH) provided this information about accepting international participants on occasion and how they may receive a temporary visa for treatment:

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