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Avera Research Institute

2020 S. Norton Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Participant Information

Before participating in a research study, you may wish to find out some more information about clinical research studies and the role of research participants.

Please use the following links to do so.

What studies are currently enrolling participants?

What is a clinical research study?

A clinical research study is a study designed to answer specific questions about new vaccines or therapies, or new ways of using known treatments.  View more.

What are the pros and cons of participating?

There are benefits and drawbacks to participating in clinical research studies.  It is good to weigh their significance before agreeing to participate.  View more.

What is informed consent?

Whenever you participate in a clinical research study, you will be asked to provide informed consent.  View more.

Where can I find more information?

There are many places online which provide information on clinical research studies and participation in them.  View more.

Currently Enrolling Studies

Clinical Drug Research
The Avera Research Institute offers a variety of clinical trials on disease treatment and prevention, as well as health improvement.

Current clinical trials

Clinical Cancer Research
Avera has a robust cancer research program. Visit the link below to view a list of cancer trials currently open to enrollment.

Current cancer trials

Avera Institute for Human Genetics

The Avera Institute for Human Genetics (AIHG) is the premier genetics laboratory in the region.

Avera IHG details

National Institute of Mental Health Outreach Partnership Program

View updates regarding our partnership program and other available resources.