Improving medical care relies on new knowledge gained from research. Doctors now know that medicines may work differently than expected among men, women, children, and racial/ethnic populations. Because of this, it is more important than ever that all populations are represented in the research process in order to benefit future generations from all backgrounds.
Read Dr. Kenneth Jamerson's interview about his studies of hypertension in African Americans.
Read about Dr. Carmen Green's research on chronic pain in racial and ethnic minorities, women, and the elderly.
Do you have concerns about participating in clinical research? Download Powerpoint presentation icon below to learn about what communities of color should know about clinical research participation. This presentation will address some of your concerns.
Find out more about participant resources and support at the University of Michigan.
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Last updated on: Thursday, 14-Apr-2011 14:02:23 EDT