Summit Study - About Clinical Research

About Clinical Research

Clinical research studies seek to advance and improve treatment options for all conditions, including migraine.

A clinical research study is designed to answer questions about the safety and effectiveness of potential new drugs. These studies must be performed before a potential new medication or treatment can be approved for use in patients and available to the public.

It is important to test drugs and medical products in the people they are meant to help. Diversity is also important in research, because different people may respond differently to treatments.

For each clinical research study, researchers develop eligibility criteria such as age, gender, previous treatment history, and other medical conditions. Not everyone who applies for a clinical research study will be eligible to join. Participants will be selected based on the eligibility criteria and the number of participants needed by the researchers.

Taking part in a clinical research study can offer several benefits, including:

The SUMMIT Study is evaluating a new investigational medicine for the acute treatment of migraines.