Aquiant Research Microscopes

Safeguarding Participants


For every clinical study, there is a research team with a principal investigator (PI), typically a physician. Members of the team regularly evaluate the participants’ health to assess the study’s safety and effectiveness.


The clinical trials that we conduct are approved and monitored by an Institutional Review Board (IRB). The role of the IRB is to ensure that any risks are minimal, and are worth any potential benefits.


An independent committee, the IRB is made up of both medical and non-medical people. We use a central IRB which consists of members with varying backgrounds, both medical and non-medical. Members should be collectively qualified to review the scientific, medical and ethical aspects of the trial.

An IRB/IEC should have:


To learn more or volunteer for a study, call 812.206.1702 or email dwalker@aquiant.com.