Clinical Trials at Penn

A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.  They are critical to the advancement of medicine and improving patient health.

Participating in clinical trials offers patients the opportunity to try new and effective treatments that could potentially improve their condition while taking part in vital research that can benefit many future patients.

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For Patients and Families

Learn about Translational Research

The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) supports research at the interface of basic and clinical research focusing on developing new and safer therapeutics.

Find a Clinical Trial

Information about clinical trials at Penn Medicine including links to resources and contact information for the Office of Clinical Research at the Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania.

For Physicians and Researchers

Research and Clinical Trials at Penn Medicine

Overview of the clinical trials, research laboratories and research support at Penn Medicine, one of the nation's most highly ranked academic medical institutions and the nation's first medical school.

Research Programs and Interests

Penn Medicine's internationally recognized as a leader in discoveries that advance science and pave the way for new therapies and procedures to improve human health.

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Office of Clinical Research

The Office of Clinical Research is a central office in the Perelman School of Medicine designed to support the management and conduct of clinical research while promoting compliance.

Perelman School of Medicine

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania consistently ranks among the top five in US News and World Report’s rankings of research-oriented medical schools.

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