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Getting Started

The tools in this section can help you learn about how investigational therapies are developed, why it is important for patients to engage throughout the process, and how to build relationships with other stakeholders.
Learn about how investigational therapies are developed and why it is important to be involved.

Research and Development Process

This section has tools to help you organize your community and prioritize your activities during the early stages of development.
Tools for organizing your community and advancing the early stages of development.
The tools in this section are focused on getting your patient community ready for clinical trials.
Tools for getting your patient community ready for clinical trials
This section provides tools to can help you connect patients to clinical trials and take part in the FDA regulatory review process.
Tools for connecting patients to clinical trials and taking part in FDA review.
These tools can help you plan for integrating a newly approved therapy into clinical care.
Tools for integrating approved therapies into clinical care.

About the Toolkit

Read about how and why NCATS developed this Toolkit to help patient groups advance through the process of therapy development.
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