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The Clinical Studies section of this site contains research protocols, information on clinical research, patient enrollment, and results of clinical trials. There is an important link to the NIH Clinical Trials Database ClinicalTrials.gov, and to the ‘NIAMS Clinical Studies at the NIH’ site containing records of more than 20 protocols of NIAMS studies actively recruiting patients. Each record gives a summary and additional information about the trial, including contact details. There may be overlap between these two sites.
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is one component of the National Institutes of Health, the principal biomedical research agency of the United States Government. Amongst other activities, the NIAMS conducts and supports basic, clinical, and epidemiologic research.

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Other information includes news and events, health information and scientific resources, details of grants and contracts, NIAMS reports and the NIAMS Strategic Plan. There are also details of the extramural and intramural research programs categorised by the different branches of the Institute. There is a link to the NIH home page.

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Free. No password or pre-registration required.

Comments

The site provides a choice of sources of information on NIAMS- and NIH-based clinical trials. There is a specific NIAMS search engine for the site, and the linked NIH sites have detailed search facilities.

The opening page of Clinical Studies states Date Revised: March 9 2000.

Register

Site

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Content

The Clinical Studies section of this site contains research protocols, information on clinical research, patient enrollment, and results of clinical trials. There is an important link to the NIH Clinical Trials Database ClinicalTrials.gov, and to the ‘NIAMS Clinical Studies at the NIH’ site containing records of more than 20 protocols of NIAMS studies actively recruiting patients. Each record gives a summary and additional information about the trial, including contact details. There may be overlap between these two sites.The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is one component of the National Institutes of Health, the principal biomedical research agency of the United States Government. Amongst other activities, the NIAMS conducts and supports basic, clinical, and epidemiologic research.

Other information available

Other information includes news and events, health information and scientific resources, details of grants and contracts, NIAMS reports and the NIAMS Strategic Plan. There are also details of the extramural and intramural research programs categorised by the different branches of the Institute. There is a link to the NIH home page.

Access

Free. No password or pre-registration required.

Comments

The site provides a choice of sources of information on NIAMS- and NIH-based clinical trials. There is a specific NIAMS search engine for the site, and the linked NIH sites have detailed search facilities.The opening page of Clinical Studies states Date Revised: March 9 2000.