Join a Clinical Trial or Research Project

What is a clinical trial? A clinical trial is a research study to answer specific health questions using human volunteers. There are generally two types of clinical trials:

    1)   Experimental treatments to test whether specific therapies are safe and effective under controlled environments   

    2)   Observational studies to assess health issues in large populations in a natural setting

More information can be found at the National Institutes of Medicinewebsite. View list of more clinical trials at UCSF.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - How Boys with ADHD Process Sound and Touch
Autism – Effectiveness of Intensive Parent Training for Families Getting Autism Diagnosis
Autism – Genes Related to Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism – Use of Investigational Medication for Autism Symptoms
Canine Behavioral Genetics Project
Depression – Brain, Biology and Mood Study
Depression – Collaborative Psychotherapy for the Elderly with Depression (COPE-D) Project
Depression – Community Academic Reach of Elders with Depression (CARE-D) (CHR# 10-00221)
Depression – Effect of Cognitive Impairment, Structural Brain Changes, and Depression on Disability in Individuals with Late Life Depression
Depression – Personalized Psychotherapy for Late Life Depression (CHR# 11-06634)
Depression – Practicing Alternative Techniques to Heal Depression (PATH-D) Study
Depression – Practicing Alternatives to Heal Depression (PATH-D) Study (CHR# 10-00455)
Genomic Predictors of Psychotropic Drug Response (CHR: 10-00762)
Healthy Mood Internet Intervention Research Project; Internet Intervention to Prevent Major Depressive Episodes
Hoarding Disorder – Hoarding Treatment Study
Hoarding Disorder – Severe Hoarding Study
Schizophrenia – Mechanisms and Effects of Oxytocin on Social Cognition in Schizophrenia – Behavioral
Nicotine Addiction – Free Web-based Smoking Cessation Study (in English and Spanish)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – OCD and Obsessionality
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of Insomnia in PTSD
Clinical and Neurocognitive Assessment of Adolescents and Young Adults at Risk for Serious Psychiatric Disorders
Schizophrenia – Optimizing Cognitive Remediation Outcomes in Schizophrenia


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