Clinical Research and Trials Overview
Hattiesburg Clinic is proud to be making advances in medical technology, services and techniques through various clinical research opportunities. Clinical research helps determine the safety and efficacy of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatments. The research may include prevention, treatment, diagnosis or relieving symptoms of a disease.
There are two main types of clinical research: observational studies and clinical trials. Observational studies aim to identify and analyze patterns in medical data or biological samples. Clinical trials test the effects of medical interventions such as medication, procedures or tools.
Participating in clinical research is important for the advancements of medical technology and practices. Participants generally find that knowing they are helping others and working to advance health care can be very rewarding.