Center for Gene Therapy Clinical Trials

Current Trials

  • Alpha Clinic Clinical Trials
  • You can access the online clinical trials database or call 626-218-1133 to find out about clinical trials that are being conducted at City of Hope.
  • Before you can participate in a specific trial, you must be seen by a doctor to discuss whether you are eligible. Once a patient has been seen by a City of Hope physician, he or she will be provided with information about treatment and can inquire about clinical trials.


Institutional Review Board and Ethics and Compliance

City of Hope strives to maintain the highest legal, safety and ethical standards in its research operations.

  • The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is responsible for the ethical conduct of the research on behalf of the research participants. The IRB is made up of a group of scientists, physicians and lay members who review research protocols and ensure the federal regulations are being followed. IRB approval is required for all human subjects research including clinical trials.
  • If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about a research study, please contact Eileen P. Smith, M.D. at City of Hope’s IRB office at 626-256-4673, ext. 62700.