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How can I find a clinical trial?

There are many clinical trial opportunities and new ones are developed every day. Your healthcare provider may be aware of opportunities in your area. You can also try the following:
  • Let's Find Cures Together. Enter your information in the box to find a clinical trial that relates to you.
  • Do you have lupus nephritis? Researchers need your help, click here to see if you are eligible to participate in these clinical trials.
  • For people with Diabetic Kidney Disease, click here to see if you are eligible to participate in these clinical trials.
  • Center Watch. Use this listing service to find an industry-sponsored clinical trial that is currently seeking volunteers.
  • ClinicalTrials.gov. Search this database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies around the world.
  • Medline Plus. Find basic information, newsletters, FAQs, glossaries, personal stories, a searchable database, and much more on this website from the U.S Library of Medicine.
  • ResearchMatch.org. Create a volunteer profile for yourself or for someone else as their parent or guardian. This NIH-funded resource is a free, secure registry that will keep you informed of clinical research studies that need volunteers matching your profile.
  • Children and Clinical Studies. Learn about children in clinical studies.
The National Kidney Foundation does not endorse any these trials and is not affiliated with these trials. Each trial has different eligibility criteria. For more information on any clinical trial, contact the research team.

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