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Downtown Chicago Clinical Trials and Research

Clinical trials, and the patients who volunteer to participate in them, help shape the future of medicine. Taking part in a clinical trial is a personal decision—and one that you should carefully consider.

Feinberg School of Medicine Clinical Trials

The partnership between Northwestern Medicine and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine helps offer patients access to a wide variety of clinical trials. Feinberg stands out as one of the nation's top research-intensive medical schools, attracting talented faculty, staff, and students through its leading-edge research initiatives, superb clinical affiliates, global outlook and innovative curriculum. At Feinberg, hundreds of clinical trials are going on daily.

Those interested in volunteering for a study are encouraged to visit the school's Clinical Trial Listings for more information about clinical trials and how to volunteer. Visitors can search for trials by department, or by disease or condition.

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Cancer Clinical Trials at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, feel that you are at high risk of being diagnosed with cancer, or if you are a survivor, ask your doctor if a clinical trial is right for you.

Cardiovascular Clinical Trials at Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute - Clinical Trials Unit

Researchers at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute’s Clinical Trials Unit of Northwestern University conduct clinical research trials on all aspects of heart and vascular disease. If you or someone you love is living with a cardiovascular condition, clinical trials may provide a promising alternative option.

Urologic Clinical Trials at Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute

Clinical trials (research studies) evaluate new drugs, treatments and interventions. They increase understanding and knowledge about the best ways to diagnose and treat cancer. Many of today’s most effective standard treatments are based on the results of past studies.

Patients and Research are Our Passion
Patients and Research are Our Passion

The Impact of Clinical Trials at Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Have questions about the Cancer Clinical Trials Program?

Northwestern Medicine Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Trials FAQ Guide.

For Referring Physicians

Northwestern Medicine Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Trials Brochure for Referring Physicians.

Have a patient you think might be right for a cancer clinical trial? Download our referral brochure.