Providing innovative healthcare through research and study
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center is dedicated to
providing state-of-the-art healthcare. As part of that mission, our doctors are
actively researching new ways to prevent, detect and treat diseases.
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Conducting clinical research provides our patients with
access to cutting-edge therapies, and advances the development of future
treatments. Our doctors are currently
recruiting research subjects for participation in several clinical trials
across various departments.
research and clinical trials
Presbyterian Medical Center is a regional
leader in the treatment of all types of cancer. We participate in a number of
national and international clinical research studies, providing you with the
latest cancer treatment options. Our relationship with Duke University Health
System also allows you to take part in new investigational treatments while staying
close to home.
Located at Presbyterian Medical Center, the Novant Health
Heart and Vascular Institute is a leader in national and international
cardiovascular research. Our exceptional doctors and coordinators have allowed
us to become a top-performing cardiovascular investigative site and participate
in many pivotal trials.
If you choose to volunteer for one of our clinical research studies, you
are ultimately helping us pave a path for the medicine of tomorrow. With your
help, our carefully conducted investigations can help our researchers offer
hope for many people. In return you could gain access to new research
treatments before they are widely available and receive regular and careful
medical attention from our research team, which is made up of doctors and other
Some benefits of participating in clinical trials may
- Healthcare provided by
leading physicians in the field of research
- Access to new drugs and
interventions before they are widely available
- Close monitoring of your
healthcare and any side effects
- An opportunity to be the
first to benefit from successful trials
- An opportunity to make a
valuable contribution to medical research
While we make every effort to ensure your safety while participating
in clinical trials, it must be acknowledged that there are some risks,
- New drugs and procedures
may have side effects or risks unknown to doctors.
- New drugs and procedures
may be ineffective, or less effective, than current approaches.
- Even if a new approach
has benefits, it may not work for you.
Hundreds of patients are currently involved in clinical
trials. Participating in a clinical trial is a very personal decision. We
encourage you to speak with your healthcare team and loved ones before
deciding how you would like to proceed.
learn more about the clinical research we conduct or to get information about participating in a clinical trial, call 704-384-5369.