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University of Chicago & University of Illinois at Chicago Receive $2m as Part of RADx Initiative Focusing on COVID-19 in Underserved Communities

Funded by a $2 million award from the National institutes of Health RADx-UP program, part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative, University of Chicago Medicine and University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) researchers are investigating the effects...

Georgia State University Receives $1.3m to Study What’s Stopping Atlanta’s Black Community from Greater Participation in COVID-19 Research

Georgia State University’s School of Public Health received a two-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) program known as RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP), to help better understand the barriers and motivations for participating in...

Washington State University Research Team Emphasizes Cultural Competency with Native Americans: Vital for COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Participation

With COVID-19 whipping through populations across America, some demographic groups fare worse than others as a combination of factors, including the social determinants of health increase, or decrease risk factors. It’s known that African Americas are dying at about...

SWOG Cancer Research Network Deepens Ties into Veterans Administration for More Clinical Research as a Care Option Access

SWOG Cancer Research Network and its charity, The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research, announced the award of two grants designed to give military veterans better access to cancer clinical trials. Under the VA Integration Support Program, U.S. Department of Veterans...

Whites Use Portals; Blacks Mail BIDMC-led Study Finds When Targeting EMR-based Patient Recruitment for Gout Study

Researchers increasingly turn to electronic medical records (EMR) to encourage participation in clinical trials. Few studies have methodically and systematically compared the use of EMR with more traditional patient recruitment strategies to measure impact and...

Webinar: Diversifying Clinical Trial Participation: Effective Strategies for Identifying & Recruiting Diverse Patient Participants

Come join a WCG-sponsored webinar covering an incredibly important topic given the news of late with COVID-19 pandemic and the urgent need for more diversified participation in vaccine trials. The growing movement toward precision healthcare requires that approved...

Houston’s Largest Privately Owned Clinical Investigator Network Activated by German BioNTech for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Houston, a vast and sprawling but certainly dynamic place also happens to be America’s fourth largest city known as an international hub of medicine and energy, and represents an important hub in the war on COVID-19. Thus a Houston research firm, actually part of a...

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