ICTUImperial Clinical Trials Unit

Welcome to Imperial Clinical Trials Unit (ICTU)

This website is intended for people who are considering taking part in clinical trials and would like to find out more about what’s involved, why clinical trials are important and what the benefits of taking part in trials are. You can also find out about current clinical trials going on in ICTU and how to get involved.

Benefits of Taking Part

  • Being involved in a clinical trial has many potential health benefits for you
  • Taking part in clinical trials improves future treatment for everyone
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Types of Study

There are two main types of research that people can take part in: observational studies and interventional trials. There are also different phases of trial: phase I to phase IV

Watch our video about clinical trials

Steps involved in a clinical trial

From initial discussion about possible interest in a trial and deciding whether or not to take part, right through to the end of the trial, what would it actually mean for you?