Common Lingo in Clinical Research

Simple terms to get your foot through the door

Clinical Research is a branch of healthcare science that determines the safety and efficacy of drugs or interventions and studies conducted to advance medical treatment, prevent and cure diseases.

Here are some common terms that’ll accentuate your understanding of the subject —

  1. IRB (Institutional Review Board)

A committee that is responsible for the approval of a research proposal based on research ethics and protocols to ensure safety before…