Welcome to the Macular Degeneration Association Clinical Trials Resource Center, presented in partnership with CenterWatch, the leading publisher of information on clinical research for patients and their advocates and healthcare professionals. Please click on the links below to learn more about clinical research and new medical therapies for treating ophthalmology-related conditions.
About Clinical Research
This section provides background information about the clinical trials process and what to expect when you volunteer to participate in a clinical trial. Here, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about clinical trials and also suggestions for where to find more information.
Listing of Clinical Trials
This is a listing of U.S. and international clinical trials actively recruiting patients for macular degeneration. Use this listing to search for clinical trials by geographic region. Please check back regularly since this database is updated daily.
Listing of Studies at the National Institutes of Health
This listing includes government-funded ophthalmology-focused clinical research studies being conducted by the various National Institutes of Health at the Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Email Notification Service
Register your email address to be notified when new macular degeneration clinical trials are posted to the database.
FDA Drug Approvals
This is a comprehensive listing of drugs that have recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The drugs are organized by therapeutic area.
Ophthalmology Research Centers
This directory provides detailed profiles of hundreds of clinical research centers specializing in ophthalmology research. Research centers are organized geographically by state, city and center name.
CenterWatch Research Headlines
Here you’ll find links to news articles and reports on recent advances in clinical research. This section is updated weekly and the information has been published in CenterWatch publications during the past weeks. There may not always be ophthalmology-related material included.
New Medical Therapies (NMT) Trial Results
NMT Weekly Trial Results database is designed to provide easy access to information about the results of recently completed and ongoing clinical trials and is based on published materials from medical conferences and journals and from company reports. The clinical trial result summaries typically include the name and phase of the new therapy, the company sponsoring the research, a description of the trial design, and information on how well the drug has performed.