Our Clinical Trials
The robust offerings of available clinical trials at Beth Israel Lahey Health allow you to take part in the research discovery process.
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We’re at the forefront of life-changing research
The research teams across Beth Israel Lahey Health work to improve disease outcomes and the quality of life for people with all types of health conditions. We strive to quickly turn our lab discoveries into diagnostic tools and medical devices, medicines and therapies that positively impact your health.
Our faculty and researchers lead thousands of clinical trials and research studies designed to improve your health. We also share our findings to expand medical knowledge by routinely publishing studies in scientific journals such as Cell, Nature, The New England Journal of Medicine and Science.
It's our goal to use what we learn to change how we deliver treatment and improve how you experience care.
Research transforms our understanding of disease and genetic changes and how our bodies respond to them.
Types of research we conduct include:
Clinical research takes different forms, including:
Translational research is used to prevent, cure and eradicate human disease through accelerated translation of research from "bench-to-bedside." This dynamic process brings innovations made in our labs directly to our clinical patients by "translating" discoveries made by researchers into leading-edge therapies and medicines to drive extraordinary care.
Through robust industry partnerships, external funding and philanthropic support, Beth Israel Lahey Health invests in translational research to quickly develop diagnostics and therapeutics designed to improve the health of our patients and communities
Precision medicine strives to create personalized treatment plans for patients based on their unique circumstances and individual molecular profile. For example, by understanding how your body breaks down a specific medicine, we can prescribe specialized therapeutics.
Our researchers use translational research to manage a wide array of conditions in a wide array of conditions including cancer and infectious diseases.
When you volunteer for a clinical trial, you improve health care for yourself and your community. You also help doctors and scientists learn more about how the body and mind work.
People take part in clinical research for different reasons, including:
Researchers across Beth Israel Lahey Health contribute to thousands of clinical trials across nearly all medical specialties. We have a variety of open studies for patients, including cancer and diabetes treatments, investigational drug therapies and innovative surgical techniques.
Clinical trials lead to innovative advances, such as multi-modal pain therapy and early mobilization after joint surgery. These approaches are now best practices that lead to shorter hospital stays and excellent patient experiences and recovery.