Research & Clinical Trials

Bringing the best new technologies to patients.

Clinical Research has touched your life in more ways than you may know and has contributed to many of the vaccines and drugs commonly used today. Our commitment to taking you well into the future supports our commitment to finding new ways to treat, cure and prevent diseases. Researchers at UnityPoint Health - Methodist conduct clinical research for a wide variety of disorders including cardiovascular, allergic, geriatric, diabetic, and more. Search our clinical research below to see how we're advancing the world of healthcare! 

Clinical trials are used to evaluate the benefits, risks, safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, and other treatments. Our involvement in clinical trials allows us to bring the newest and best treatments to Central Illinois.

People who participate in clinical trials can gain access to new treatments before they are available to the general population. They can also help others by contributing to medical research.

For Physicians

By participating in clinical trials, your patients can gain access to promising new medicines and treatments before they are available to the general population, and help others by contributing to medical research. Patients may receive study related examinations, medications, and testing at no charge. Additionally, patients may receive compensation for travel.

For information to enroll a patient in a study please contact the study coordinator listed for that study or contact the Research Office.

We are currently enrolling patients in research studies for:

Adults: COPD, Asthman, Type 2 Diabetes, Congestive Heart Failure

Children: Pediatric Crohn's, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, IBS, Functional Constipation.

For more information, please contact (309) 672-3118