According to the US Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation, 64% of patients worldwide felt their doctor is the preferred way to learn about clinical trials.

MSD is committed to advancing research, and we need your partnership to do it. We recognise the importance of the doctor-patient relationship in bridging the gap between patient interest and patient education when considering clinical trial options.


Find clinical trials for your patients

MSD is enrolling for clinical trials across various health conditions.

Ongoing research

MSD is researching 7 key areas of focus:
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Neurosciences
  • Oncology
  • Respiratory and immunology
  • Vaccines

Our research pipeline gives a brief overview and reflects quarterly information.

Resources for your patients

Some of the pages below might be helpful when talking to your patients about joining a clinical trial.

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Patient resources

For help understanding clinical trial listings and for other resources, visit our Clinical Trial Patient Resources section.
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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Understanding clinical trials is important when making the decision to join one. Our FAQ section may provide answers to your patients’ commonly asked questions.
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What to consider when joining a clinical trial

Joining a clinical trial is an important decision. We’re here to help and to offer information and guidance.
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