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Psychiatry & Behavioral Heath Clinical Trials New Britain General campus
(860) 224-5597

Diabetes & Metabolic Clinical Trials New Britain General campus
(860) 224-5616

Cancer Clinical Trials New Britain General campus
(860) 224-5660

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Clinical research at The Hospital of Central Connecticut

Psychiatry & Behavioral Heath Clinical Trials: (860) 224-5597
Diabetes & Metabolic Clinical Trials: (860) 224-5616
Cancer Clinical Trials: (860) 224-5660

Clinical Research

Welcome to The Hospital of Central Connecticut's clinical research section!

The hospital is committed to developing new and better treatments for patients through various clinical trials conducted in our Clinical Research Departments. We conduct research trials for: The hospital is involved in national, multi-site clinical research trials sponsored by leading pharmaceutical companies and federal agencies such as the National Cancer Institute.

What are clinical research trials?

Studies that test how well new or current treatments (medications or devices) work in study volunteers. Each clinical trial is conducted according to a plan called a protocol. A protocol is carefully designed to answer specific scientific questions about new or current treatments and contains specific criteria research volunteers must meet to participate.

Why are clinical research trials conducted?

For many reasons. Some trials are designed to measure the safety and effectiveness of an investigational (not yet approved) treatment; other trials compare the effectiveness of existing treatments to determine which works better; and others study different ways to use standard treatments so they will be more effective, easier to use, and/or decrease side effects.