PPD's Phase I Clinic has been in Austin for more than 30 years. The unit conducts clinical studies to determine how new medicines act in the bodies of healthy volunteers, specifically how the compound is absorbed, metabolized and excreted. This is not testing to determine if the medicine works.
Volunteers in our Austin clinical research unit respond to frequently asked questions. Listen to their responses.
PPD recruits clinical trial volunteers for a wide range of clinical studies. If you are generally healthy and age 18 or older, you may qualify to participate in a study.
Learn what to expect when participating in a clinical trial with PPD.
Find more information about what to expect when participating in a Phase I study, on our frequently asked questions page.