What happens in each clinical trial phase? [infographic]

Before any new treatment is able to be approved, it is required to go through the vigorous testing process known as clinical trials. These trials are aimed at determining whether or not a drug, medical device, therapy, or other type of intervention is safe and effective for the public.

For potential volunteers, it is helpful to understand the various clinical trial stages and what happens in each. Participating in a clinical trial can be a great way to help others with your condition, gain access to potential new treatments, and work with world-class medical professionals with specialty training — all while helping medical breakthroughs move forward. Check out the infographic below to learn more.