Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Below is a list of frequently asked questions to answer any questions you may have. Don’t hesitate to contact the recruitment team directly for additional information.

Will I be paid for participating in a trial?

Participation in a clinical trial requires your time and you will be compensated for participating. Most trials compensate between $100-$8,000. The exact amount you would receive depends on multiple factors, such as the study design (study medication, number of overnights, types of procedures)...

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Where do the clinical trials take place?

All the clinical trials take place at our clinical research facility in Newark, NJ. Depending on the type of trial, the volunteer will be required to come to our facility for several hour or for several days/weeks for an in house stay...

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What is a typical day like for a volunteer during a clinical trial?

At the beginning of each trial, you will be given a detailed schedule of the study activities, procedures, and exams that will be carried out during your stay at Biotrial. Between activities, our new clinical research facility offers a clean, spacious accommodations with free WiFi, computer access, TV, DVD’s, board games...

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Can I participate in several clinical trials?

You can only participate in one clinical trial at a time. However, after the required wash-out period following a clinical trial (typically 30 days) you can participate in another study. We check your participation in other clinical trials through a system called Verified Clinical Trials (VCT)...

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Will I be paid for my expenses?

As a thank you for your participation in a clinical trial, you receive a compensation ranging from $100 to $8,000 for your time and travel. This compensation is typically paid during the final outpatient visits for a study or the last day of each period in a study with multiple inpatient stays...

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What are the risks of a clinical trial?

During your screening visit for a clinical trial, you will learn about the study protocol and the known side-effect‘s of the medication during the informed consent process. In phase I clinical trial, doses of the medication are escalated in a step-wise fashion to ensure volunteer safety...

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Is there a medical examination prior to my participation in a clinical trial?

During the initial telephone call we will conduct an pre-screening questionnaire to determine if you are eligible for a screening visit for one of our studies. During your screening visit we will conduct a full medical examination to make sure there is no contraindication to your participation...

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