PERSPECT: Priorities and Expectations of Researchers, Donors, Patients, and the Public Regarding the Funding and Conduct of Medical Research


We want to understand the priorities and opinions of patients about medical research. We plan to interview at least 10 patients living with a medical condition. The interview will last around 30 minutes and will be over the computer (Zoom). We will discuss thoughts about the current state of research and its funding. We will also discuss ideas about alternative approaches to improve medical research.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 18 to 125

Inclusion criteria:

1. Older than 18 years of age
2. Living with at least one medical condition (infections don't count)

Exclusion criteria:

People who cannot speak fluently in English (or alternatively: German or Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi)


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Interested participants are asked to please contact Dr. Aravind Ganesh's admin assistant, Sajjad Surani.

Principal investigator:

Aravind Ganesh

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