Clinical Trial Design

Our staff support all functions related to designing effective clinical trials and developing comprehensive protocols. Our biostatisticians can tailor statistical plans to the appropriate study phase and objectives, and our regulatory affairs staff help ensure study protocols are designed in compliance with applicable regulations and guidance for protecting human subjects. With an interdisciplinary team approach, we are flexible and responsive to clients’ evolving needs.

Project Highlights

Helping NCI's Cancer Trials Support Unit

Every year, more than 25,000 patients and thousands of researchers participate in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) clinical trials program. Westat has been helping NCI’s Cancer Trials Support Unit...

Pragmatic trials: What works in the real world?

Traditional clinical trials have helped scientists find effective treatments and patient care practices. However, the results of clinical trials often apply to only a small group of people because...

Studying daily issues in oral health

Dentists who normally just see patients are now proposing ideas for research studies and helping to carry out the research in their offices. Their patients serve as the volunteer...