Are there other kids who have been in a clinical trial? There sure are! And in these Spotlight videos, you get to hear from kids your age! These kids are our experts and they will tell you all about their own experiences being in clinical trials. Click any of the interview questions to hear from the kids!

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Screen name: Luckydog1

Fun fact: I play the ukulele.

Favorite food: Ice Cream

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Screen name: PunkAnime2000

Fun fact: I love to write my own books.

Favorite food: Miso Ramen

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Screen name: EngineeringCheese

Fun fact: I won 1st place in an innovation contest.

Favorite food: Cheese

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Screen name: Booklover99

Fun fact: I have 5 chickens.

Favorite food: Ice Cream

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Screen name: Puppydawgs223

Fun fact: I’ve met Anthony Rizzo twice.

Favorite food: Mac and Cheese

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Screen name: Webguy123

Fun fact: I have my own YouTube channel.

Favorite food: Spaghetti

How did you first hear about the clinical trial you participated in?

Why did you decide to participate in the clinical trial?

What was your first meeting with the research team like?

Did you read and sign an assent form before the trial started?

How did you know the trial would be safe?

What kinds of questions did you ask?

When you had a question, who did you ask?

Was it easy to ask questions?

Why do you think it is important to ask questions?

Was there ever a time during the trial when you felt like stopping?

Why do you think it is important to follow the researcher’s or doctor's instructions exactly?

What are some of the benefits or the good things about participating in a clinical trial?

What are some not-so-good things about participating in a clinical trial?

What do you want other kids to know about participating in a clinical trial?

What is a control group? What is a healthy control group?

What is a placebo?

If you were ever nervous, how did you stay calm?

How were your parents involved in the clinical trial?

Did you ever feel pressured to participate in the clinical trial?

Did you learn anything interesting because of the clinical trial?

How long was the clinical trial you participated in?

What is assent? What does it mean to you?