Clinical Trial Participants

Greater Gift honors patient volunteers and research professionals who make clinical trials possible. Through our work, we advance global health today and tomorrow.


Giving back by giving to others

Greater Gift is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help the public understand the powerful role clinical trial volunteers play in the development of new drug therapies, medicines, and vaccines.

At Greater Gift, we are committed to changing the inequity that comes from many ethnic, racial, and demographic groups not being adequately represented in research. We work to build trust with underrepresented communities to engage them in research and ensure clinical research represents us all. Since 2010 we have:



Clinical Trial Participants


Meals & Vaccines

*as of December 2020

Establishment of the Mary Hofmann Murphy Scholarship
for Clinical Research Leadership

Kate's Story

Kate hopes for greater awareness and more people participating in clinical trials.

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Christian's Story

Christian is a serial entrepreneur and innovator in clinical research. Currently, Christian leads three organizations that are creating a positive impact on the clinical research industry.

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Patients & Partners make our mission possible. Here are their stories.

Sandy's Story

Kate hopes for greater awareness and more people participating in clinical trials.

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Bonnie's Story

Bonnie is Vice President of Segal Trials, a network of research sites in south Florida and Charleston, SC that has been in business for 20 years.

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About Clinical Trials

At any given time, there are approximately 25,000 clinical trials underway in the United States for more than 3,000 medical conditions. Without patient volunteers in clinical trials there would be no new drugs, therapies or medical devices.

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Calling Upon the Clinical Research Community to Donate Unused Study Supplies to Frontline Healthcare Workers

“Clinics that are closed… we need those masks, gowns, gloves, and we need them now.” That plea was issued by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo last Friday, March 20, when New York was reporting about 7,500 cases of COVID-19. Less than a week later, the state is now reporting more than 25,000 cases and is…

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Greater Gift leads initiatives focused on engaging the community in clinical trials and honoring those who contribute to clinical research through the Hero's Journey Art campaign, PopUp Star and fundraisers.

Our partners drive modern health care.

Our partners include some of the most forward-looking names in clinical research, medical technology, philanthropy, and health care. They help us make the connection between clinical trials and global health.