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Many U.S. Blacks Eager to Take Part in Medical Research
Date:4/4/2013

often underrepresented in these studies.

"If we're not getting the participation of diverse groups when we're studying medications or interventions, then we don't know how those treatments will work in real life in different populations," Cottler explained. "It's very important for people to have a voice and be represented."

Another expert discussed the new findings.

"This is a groundbreaking study that demonstrates that members of minority communities are interested in research, especially around the diseases and risk factors that are most common in their families and communities," Dr. Lloyd Michener, chair of community and family medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine, said in the news release.

"As many traditional studies struggle with recruitment, this study suggests that the problem may lie with the lack of awareness of researchers with the methods of community engagement, rather than lack of interest or willingness to engage in research among members of these communities," said Michener, who was not involved in the study.

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The U.S. National Institutes of Health has more about clinical trials.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: University of Florida, news release, April 2, 2013


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