Clinical trials are research studies performed on humans to help evaluate a new medical treatment, drug or device. The primary purpose of a clinical trial is to discover new and improved methods for treating and preventing different diseases, illnesses, and more. To ensure clinical trials are conducted ethically and effectively, all clinical trials must abide by internationally recognized Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards. GCP standards govern how clinical trials are to be managed, performed, audited, and recorded. The GCP standards also ensure that each participant’s rights, integrity, and confidential information are protected during clinical trials.