The Importance of Clinical Trials
December 19, 2008•13 min
Host: Todd Mahr, MD
Guest: Steven Weinstein, MD
Clinical trials are essential to the safe development of medications. How are clinical trials structured, and what are the features of the various clinical trial stages? Dr. Steven Weinstein, clinical professor in the department of pediatrics at the University of California at Irvine, provides an overview of clinical trials with host Dr. Todd Mahr. What are the ethical considerations taken into account during clinical trials?