Dermatology Clinical Research FAQ’s

Can I change my mind if I am in a study?

Yes, you can change your mind at any time.  Being in the study is voluntary.  If you do not want to be in the study any longer, just let you study investigator know.

How long will the study last?

Each study has a different study schedule. The study Informed Consent Form will provide you with the study timeframe.  This information will include the time it will take for study procedures, the time it takes for a study visit, how often you will have study visits and how long the study will last.

Will I be paid to be in a study?

Some studies will pay you to take part. Each study is different. The study Informed Consent Form will tell you if you will be paid, what you will be paid and when you will be paid. You will be given a copy of the signed Informed Consent Form.

Will I know the results of the study?

It can take many years to analyze information learned from the study to finalize study results. Researchers may or may not be able to provide you study results at the end of the study.

Who do I call if I have questions about the study I am in?

If you have any questions about the study you have joined, please contact our clinical research department at 727-250-1125.

Who will know I am in a study?

You can tell anyone that you would like to know. The study investigator and the study team will know that you are in the study.

The study Informed Consent Form will identify the other people, if any, who may know about your participation.