Clinical trials for treatments of Myositis and other diseases is an essential step to finding a cure or more desirable treatments. A multitude of trials are continually underway worldwide, and there are several ways to find out how to participate, treatments being tested and the locations of the trials.
Here are just a few simple resources to help you locate clinical trials:
- The largest registry of federally- and privately- supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and more than 100 countries is www.clinicaltrials.gov.
- The Myositis Association posts trials concerning Inclusion Body Myositis, Polymyositis, and Dermatomyositis. www.myositis.org.
- Large medical centers, especially teaching hospitals often conduct clinical trials. The center’s website may have a section about the trials underway.
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