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Montana State Awarded $1.8m by NIH to investigate COVID-19 Testing Strategies Involving Underserved Populations in Montana & Washington

Montana State University is on the rise with research expenditures hitting record highs being recently reported at $167 million for the 2019-2020 period. Now the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the Bozeman-based Montana State University Center for...

UNC’s Baric Lab Key Contributor to Now Approved Remdesivir (Veklury®): Top Experts in Coronaviruses

Remdesivir has become a blockbuster drug in short time thanks in part to a pandemic-driven ACTIV-1 clinical trial and subsequent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emergency use authorization (EUA) in May followed by permanent approval on October 22. Any...

University of Kansas Medical Center Becomes Hub for American Lung Association Research COVID-19-based Studies

The American Lung Association’s research arm known as Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) now supports a study investigating optimal therapies and treatments for those with preexisting respiratory conditions who also become infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus...

Atrium Health Helps Pave Path Toward Clinical Research as a Care Option Targeting COVID-19 with Three New Clinical Trials Offering Outpatient Hope

Atrium Health, formerly the Carolinas HealthCare System, has been active on multiple fronts battling COVID-19. The nonprofit network of over 40 hospitals and over 900 care locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia have also emerged as a leading player...

University of Chicago Medicine Prepares Innovative Personalized Diabetes Care Clinical Trial with $5m from NIDDK

Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine are launching a four-year research trial to test the effects of two evidenced-based interventions for personalized diabetes care for older adults, thanks to a new $5 million grant provided by the National Institute of...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Launches Diversity & Inclusion Committee & Participates in the Detroit Renaissance

With the move to precision medicine, especially in oncology, the inclusion of diverse populations in research and development can be a matter of life and death. Thought of another way, with ethnic minorities and others considered underrepresented experiencing cancer...

Hackensack University Medical Center Offers Clinical Trial to Investigate Nerve Recovery Post Robotic Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center’s Department of Urology is among the first in the nation to embrace bioregenerative medicine as a new way to promote nerve regeneration and a faster return to normal erectile and urinary function after...

Nitazoxanide Used Off Label in Laredo, TX, to Successfully Treat COVID-19: Now Clinical Trials!

A Laredo, Texas, area physician, Dr. Asuncion Ramos Soriano, was recently profiled in local media discussing a novel clinical trial in that part of deep southern Texas. After training back east at NYU and Johns Hopkins, Dr. Soriano has been caring for people along the...

Scripps’ Disney Lab Breakthrough RNA-Targeting Compounds Dismantle COVID-19’s ‘Clutch’ via Disabling Reproduction Engine

Research rockstar Matthew Disney, PhD, and team from Scripps Florida have created drug-like compounds that based on results thus far in human cell studies, actually bind and destroy the “frameshifting element” associated with SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind COVID-19,...

NHS Grampian via Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Seeks 450 Volunteers for NVX-CoV2373 COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 3 Trial in NE, Scotland

Back in August, the UK and American vaccine maker Novavax announced an agreement to proceed to a Phase 3 clinical trial testing that company’s COVID-19 experimental vaccine called NVX-CoV2373. This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled efficacy study targets...

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