Why is clinical research important?
Without clinical research, many of the treatments and medications we see today for common diseases and illnesses would not exist. Studying investigational medications in different doses and in different types of people allows scientists to see what works and what doesn’t work in the people they’re trying to treat.
The Relief study is a phase 2b pilot trial, which means the study compound tricaprilin has already gone through early stages of safety testing in phase 1 studies of healthy volunteers. This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of tricaprilin which have not been established in people with migraine.