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Clinical trials - also known as clinical studies or research protocols - are conducted to test whether a new drug, new prevention strategy, or new screening test is safe and effective in people. Participation is always voluntary. Baylor College of Medicine investigators conduct hundreds of studies, ranging from small, short-term studies to large trials with thousands of patients across many institutions.

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This study is enrolling patients who present to the Ben Taub Emergency Department with signs or symptoms of a heart attack. The goal of the study is…
  • Heart
  • Emergency Medicine
The purpose of this study is to: Examine the potential of the use of POC HbA1c test to identify patients with pre-diabetes or newly diagnosed…
  • Endocrinology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Diabetes
This study is recruiting patients who present to Ben Taub Emergency Department with suspicion of heart attack. The purpose of this research study is…
  • Heart
  • Emergency Medicine
This study is enrolling eligible patients who present to the Ben Taub Emergency Department with lower leg swelling caused by heart failure. The goal…
  • Heart
  • Emergency Medicine
Adolescents and young adults (ages12-17 years; normal weight and overweight) with and without type 2 diabetes are invited to participate in a…
  • Healthy Volunteers - Child
  • Growth and Development
  • Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics
  • Obesity and Metabolism
  • Nutrition
  • Bones/Joints/Muscles
  • Diabetes
Background: The standard of care treatment for a problem like this is to draw blood and check for a biomarker called troponin I. If these blood…
  • Heart
  • Emergency Medicine
This study is enrolling patients who present to Ben Taub Emergency Department with a suspected heart attack.  The goal of the study is to evaluate…
  • Heart
  • Emergency Medicine
This study is recruiting patients who present to Ben Taub Emergency Department with a suspected urinary tract infection. The purpose of this…
  • Urology
  • Emergency Medicine
This study is enrolling eligible patients who present to Ben Taub and St Luke's Emergency Departments with a trauma. The purpose of this research is…
  • Head and Neck
  • Psychiatry and Behavior
  • Emergency Medicine
Background: Current guidelines by major national organizations in geriatric emergency medicine recommend that all older patients receive fall risk…
  • Geriatrics
  • Emergency Medicine