Basic research aims to answer questions, explore, and provide a better understanding of the world around us. In Biomedical sciences, basic research concerns phenomenon of pathology, genetics etc. This form of research is also called, “bench” research since most experiments are carried out in a laboratory setting.
Clinical research refers to research that aims to answer questions of association, efficacy and effect. Clinical research often requires administering surveys , periodic follow up’s and tests for patients undergoing certain procedures or analyzing data and charts for trends.