The first two numbers specify the fiscal year the clinical study was initially approved. The letters represent the institute sponsoring the study. The last four numbers are assigned sequentially to each specific clinical study.
Name of the clinical research project representative of the studies primary focus.
Description of the study.
|AA||NIAAA||National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism|
|AG||NIA||National Institute on Aging|
|AR||NIAMS||National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases|
|C||NCI||National Cancer Institute|
|CC||CC||National Institutes of Health Clinical Center|
|CH||NICHD||National Institute of Child Health and Human Development|
|D||NIDR||National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research|
|DC||NIDCD||National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders|
|DK||NIDDK||National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases|
|EI||NEI||National Eye Institute|
|H||NHLBI||National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute|
|HG||NHGRI||National Human Genome Research|
|I||NIAID||National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases|
|M||NIMH||National Institute of Mental Health|
|N||NINDS||National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke|
|NR||NINR||National Institute of Nursing Research|
Identifies both subject accrual type and the gender of the subjects participating in the clinical study. Subject accrual types include "Active Accrual of New Subjects" and "Follow-Up of Previously Enrolled Subjects Only."
Referral Letter Required
Identifies if participation in a protocol must be through a physician or if the protocols permits self-refer.
The subject population omitted from enrollment in a clinical research study for scientific reasons.
Identifies specific inclusion and exclusion criteria for subject enrollment in the clinical research study.
dentifies information the Principal Investigator feels is pertinent for the patient to know when considering participating in the research study.
NIH clinical studies are grouped according to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9) disease categories.
Primary words, phrases, or acronyms, excluded from those found in the title that describe the study and are included in the search criteria to retrieve a protocol.
Primary words, phrases, or acronyms, identified by the Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office, used to identify protocols for possible patient participation.
Investigational Drug(s) Identifies if the clinical research study involves an investigational drug.
Investigational Devices(s) Identifies if the clinical research study involves an investigational device.
Information about the principal investigator includes the name and address of the person responsible for the coordination and conduct of the specific clinical study.
Citations Source of reference for additional information pertaining to the clinical research study.
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