Comment Period Extended to 3/23/2015 for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for FDAAA 801 and NIH Draft Reporting Policy for NIH-Funded Trials

Glossary Definition

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The key standards that people who want to participate in a clinical study must meet or the characteristics they must have. These include inclusion criteria and exclusion criteria. For example, a study might only accept participants who are above or below certain ages. (See also Eligibility Criteria data element on ClinicalTrials.gov.)