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General Information for Participants
Welcome to Clinical Research Services! By participating in a research protocol you could be helping to improve treatment for a variety of medical diseases and conditions. Our studies are available to healthy volunteers and those with a specific diagnosis. If you'd like to learn more about what to expect during your time with us, please download a sample Participants Information sheet (509K PDF).
UCSF and their affiliates are committed to protecting your medical information. We create a record of the care and services you receive to use in your care and treatment, and adhere to all HIPAA Regulations & Standards.
- UCSF Adults Medical Center
- UCSF Children's Hospital
- Affiliated Hospitals
Other Useful Links for Participants
Research Subject Guidelines
- Guidelines for the conduct of research involving human subjects at the NIH (PDF)
- Office of Research Integrity
- Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R)
Children and Clinical Studies
Search ClinicalTrials.gov web site
ClinicalTrials.gov provides patients, family members, and members of the public easy and free access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases and conditions.