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What are clinical trials?

Clinical trials are often conducted as part of the development of new medications, procedures, or therapies. This is the end-stage testing to determine the safety and degree of effectiveness for new drugs or treatments before FDA approval. Clinical trials are conducted with approval from the Clinical Research Committee, the Hospital Board, and the University of Georgia Research Foundation. Your pet will be monitored closely during the trial and receive excellent clinical care.

The University of Georgia works with various other research institutions and sponsors in conducting clinical research trials. The outcome of this important research benefits the entire veterinary community as safer, more effective treatments are developed as a result of new technology and ultimately made available to area veterinarians for the treatment of pets.

Why participate in clinical trials?

Please check the list below to see if your pet qualifies for one of the trials listed. Further information can be found by following the link on the right side of the table. Please check back frequently for new clinical trials.

Supporting clinical research

You also can help fund a study in which you are interested by donating money toward a particular researcher’s study budget through the University of Georgia Comparative Medical Fund. Please contact our giving office at 706.542.1807 or for information on how you can help.

What We Are Looking For Description of Study
What We Are Looking For Description of Study

Interested In Sponsoring Research?

Contact Us:
Lisa Reno, BS RVT
Clinical Research Coordinator

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