Participating in Clinical Trials

Frequently Asked Questions

16. How do I find a clinical trial?

Here are ways to find a clinical trial.

  • Your healthcare provider may know about trials that you can join.
  • Newspapers in large cities and disease support groups often have lists of trials.
  • The National Institutes of Health has a database called that you or your doctor can search at To find studies for older people, use one or more of these terms in your search: aged, elderly, senior, age > 55, or 65 years and above.