Health Research

Frequently Asked Questions

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Health research is all about asking questions - including yours. Below, you'll find lots of information about how research is conducted at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), how safe it is, how to get started as a volunteer, and what volunteering can mean to you and others.

Answers to some of the most common questions are grouped into the four categories listed below: just click what interests you most.

About Health Research
Get the facts about health research and how it may help you, your community, and the world live healthier.

You've learned a bit about health research and now you're wondering what it takes to get involved.

Straight answers on the safety of clinical trials and studies.

The URMC Difference
When it comes to health research, discover what sets URMC apart.

If, after looking over the FAQs, you don't see the answers you need, please call (585) 758-7877.