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Clinical Trials

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Clinical trials are structured research studies conducted to answer specific questions concerning new therapies, devices, vaccines, or ways of using known treatments.

At the University of Chicago Medicine, we are committed to advancing biomedical innovation and furthering the knowledge of healthcare professionals. We put this commitment into practice every day by conducting clinical trials. We are a leader in clinical trials -- performing more than any other hospital in Illinois.

Our research helps healthcare professionals around the country -- and around the world -- to better treat many diseases, conditions, and disorders. Plus, it gives our patients access to new treatments and therapies.

Browse our sites to view information about many of the clinical trials conducted here. You may also search nationwide databases or contact us for more clinical trials.

Clinical trials at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center:

  • Cancer (adult and pediatric cancers)

Clinical trials at the University of Chicago:

  • Anesthesia and Critical Care
  • Medicine: cardiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism, gastroenterology, general internal medicine, genetic medicine, geriatrics and palliative medicine, hepatology, infectious diseases, nephrology, pulmonary and critical care, rheumatology, hospital medicine
  • Neurology: ALS, diabetic neuropathy, dystonia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, movement disorders/Parkinson's disease, myotonic dystrophy, peripheral neuropathy, stroke neurology, Alzheimer's disease/dementia/memory loss, ataxia
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology: general OB/GYN, family planning
  • Ophthalmology and Visual Science
  • Pediatrics: general, advanced health care services, allergy and immunology, cardiology, child protective services, chronic diseases, critical care, developmental and behavioral, emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition, infectious disease, mental retardation, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, sports medicine, sleep medicine
  • Psychiatry: general, child and adolescent, genetics and molecular, translational and neuroscience
  • Radiology: general, interventional, computed tomography
  • Surgery: general, cardiac and thoracic, neurosurgery, ophthalmology and visual science, orthopaedic surgery, head and neck (otolaryngology), pediatric, plastic and reconstructive, transplantation, urology, vascular/endovascular therapy

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