All research on human subjects conducted at the Princeton Medical Center is governed by the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Individuals interested in performing research should refer to the Penn IRB website ( for guidance.

Clinical trials are studies of new treatment and diagnostic approaches in patients. Every advance that has been achieved in medicine and has improved the lives of patients has come about as the result of clinical trials. There are a number of ways you can learn about clinical trials for your particular disease or disorder. They include a website run by the National Institutes of Health. This website can help you find clinical trials by entering terms such as disease type and hospital location. You can find the website by clicking here: