Clinical trials FAQ
What are clinical trials?Clinical trials are controlled tests. The medical industry uses this method to determine the safety and effectiveness of certain drugs, cosmeceuticals, and devices. Clinical trials give doctors information necessary to develop better treatment regimens with improved patient safety, as new medications and techniques are introduced.
Why be part of a clinical trial?New advances in treatments are discovered and perfected through clinical trials. As a participant, you have access to these innovative treatments before they become available to the public.
Who can participate in a clinical trial?Each study sets forth specific criteria for participants. These standards may include (but are not limited to) age, gender, medical conditions, current medications, and previous treatment history.
What clinical trials are currently available at Research Institute of the Southeast?Our site lists numerous ongoing trials, and new ones are added frequently. You can learn more about the various clinical trials currently available on our Enrolling Studies page. Or call our West Palm Beach office at (561) 600-4848.
Beer Dermatology and Research Institute of the Southeast is committed to advancing dermatology research. Enroll in a clinical trial today!
Dr. Kerry Fike is a board-certified dermatologist and Harvard-trained physician. She has advanced dermatologic surgery training and active memberships in many dermatologic associations such as The American College of Mohs Surgery and specializes in non-melanoma skin cancer treatment using Mohs micrographic surgery.
Hillary Julius is a certified Physician Assistant who holds a Master’s Degree in Medical Science from Nova Southeastern University. She has been with Beer Dermatology for 12 years and her passions include dermatologic surgery and lasers. Ms. Julius also is a diplomate for the society of Dermatology Physician Assistants as well as a member of FAPA and AAPA.