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Clinical Trial Terms Glossary

This glossary provides definitions of terms related to clinical trials. We worked with our College of Lived Experience to develop this glossary.

Adverse Event (also called Reaction/Side effect)

Arm

Bias

Blinded

Efficacy

Eligibility Criteria

Endpoints

Expanded Access

Informed consent

Intervention

Masking

Members of the Clinical Trial Team

Open Label Extension

Outcome

Placebo

Protocol

Randomized

Research Ethics Board (also called REB for short)

Sponsor

Withdrawal

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