Are you considering taking part in a clinical trial? If so, you are probably already aware that clinical trials are a vital step for new drugs trying to make it through the FDA’s rigorous approval process1. Most likely, too, you know that for numerous patients, these novel drugs provide the opportunity for improved, possibly life-saving management of their illness.
Humans are naturally inquisitive creatures. We see something happen and we start wondering “Why,” “How,” and “What if.” We are fascinated by the cause and effect relationships that govern events and often go about trying to figure out how to predict or change outcomes.