About Clinical Research

Shire focuses on developing treatments for conditions where the impact of our medicines can make an immediate and tangible difference for patients. In order to test the safety and effectiveness of our medicines, we conduct clinical research, also called clinical trials or clinical studies.

the basics

Clinical Trials: The Basics

Learn what a clinical trial is, why it is important, who can participate, what a trial's phase means, and the differences between trials for rare diseases and those for more prevalent conditions.

clinical trials form

Investigator Registry

We encourage any potential investigators who are interested in collaborating with Shire to conduct clinical research, to register their information here.


Clinical Trial FAQs

Still have questions about clinical trials? Please see these frequently asked questions for more information.

Shire's Approach to Conduct of Clinical Trials

Shire is committed to conducting high quality clinical research. Learn more about our approach to the conduct of clinical trials.

Links and Resources

Visit these online resources for additional information about clinical studies.

Our Studies

Shire sponsors many clinical research studies to develop innovative treatments for a variety of conditions and unmet medical needs. Click below to see a list of studies.

Our Commitment to Transparency

Our Commitment to Transparency

We keep the patient at the heart of everything we do here at Shire.  We are committed to responsible sharing of our clinical trial data.