African Americans & Latinos Poorly Represented in Asthma Clinical Trials

Nov 25, 2018 | Health Equity, Minority Participation in Clinical Trials, Patient Recruitment

Unsurprisingly, there is yet another report that ethnic minorities are underrepresented in critical clinical trials. We at TrialSite News have done an original survey in Southeast Texas focusing on African Americans and clinical trials. In the case of asthma as reported by Cecilia Pessoa Gingerich for MD Magazine, African Americans and Latinos are disproportionately impacted by severe asthma, yet poorly represented in clinical research. Read the TrialSite News African American survey for some of the reasons why.