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Welcome to the Kidney & Urology Foundation, Inc. Clinical Trials Resource Center, presented in partnership with Thomson CenterWatch, the leading publisher of information on clinical research for patients,their advocates and healthcare professionals.

About Clinical Research

This section provides background information about the clinical trials process and what to expect when you volunteer to participate in a clinical trial. Here, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about clinical trials and also suggestions for where to find more information.

Listing of Kidney and Urology Clinical Trials

This is a listing of kidney and urology clinical trials. Use this listing to search for clinical trials by geographic region. Please check back regularly, since this database is updated daily.

Listing of Studies at the National Institutes of Health

This listing includes government-funded nephrology and urology-focused clinical research studies being conducted by the various National Institutes of Health at the Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

E-mail Notification Service

Register your email address to be notified when new clinical trials are posted to the database in your area of interest.

FDA Drug Approvals

This is a comprehensive listing of drugs that have recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The drugs are organized by therapeutic area.

Nephrology/Urology Research Centers

This directory provides detailed profiles of approximately 250 clinical research centers specializing in nephrology and urology research. Research centers are organized geographically by state, city and center name.

CenterWatch Research Headlines

Here you’ll find links to news articles and reports on recent advances in clinical research. This section is updated weekly, and the information has been published in CenterWatch publications during the past weeks. There may not always be nephrology or urology-related material included.

New Medical Therapies (NMT) Trial Results

NMT Weekly Trial Results database provides information about the results of recently completed and ongoing clinical trials. The clinical trial result summaries typically include the name and phase of the new therapy, the company sponsoring the research, a description of the trial design, and information on how well the drug has performed.

Patient Bookstore

Contains a variety of reports, brochures and publications that patients and their advocates can use to learn more about the clinical trials industry and how to identify and volunteer for clinical trials.