Bench to the Bedside

A look behind the scenes from Making Countermeasures to the Impact of BARDA’s Investment on every day Americans.

Ask Barda

#ASKBARDA ABOUT PUBLIC HEALTH SECURITY BARDA scientists answer your questions about health emergency preparedness

What does it mean when a clinical trial is paused?
Can you walk us through how clinical trial protocols have safety measures built in?
When a clinical trial is paused, or stopped, is that planned?
Why can't we know if the trial participant received the actual product or the placebo?
What is an independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB)?
What are some possible outcomes after the Data Safety Monitoring Board meets?
That’s a wrap on our COVID-19 #MakingCountermeasures series! We would like to thank our partners for their hard work & dedication as we continue to fight #COVID-19 & advance medical countermeasures to save lives and protect Americans’ health security.
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