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Clinical trials

Clinical trials are sets of tests performed for medical research and drug development which is used to extract safety and efficacy data.

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Clinical trials

description

Biotechnology; Biochemistry

description a statement presenting something in words, from verb describe

Epidemiology

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

The branch of medical science that deals with the study of incidence and distribution and control of a disease in a population.

Hypothesis

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

A supposition or assumption advanced as a basis for reasoning or argument, or as a guide to experimental investigation.

Protocol

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

A study plan on which all clinical trials are based. The plan is carefully designed to safeguard the health of the participants as well as answer specific research questions. A protocol describes ...

FDA

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

Food and Drug Administration. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency responsible for ensuring the safety and effectiveness of all drugs, biologics, vaccines, and medical devices, ...

IRB

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

Institutional Review Board. 1. A committee of physicians, statisticians, researchers, community advocates, and others that ensures that a clinical trial is ethical and that the rights of study ...

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