A downtown Minneapolis trial site organization known as the Clinical Research Institute, led by Dr. Gary Berman, now leads a major pediatric COVID-19 vaccination study in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The trial site is recruiting and enrolling children ages 6 to 11 and 2 to 5 starting this week. This trial site is the only one in the area accepting participants.
The Trial Site Organization
Clinical Research Institute, as recently reported by CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota, has conducted over 2,000 clinical trials over a 30-year span. Apparently, this particular COVID-19 vaccine study is highly in demand by parents, reports Dr. Berman. With the right dosing now identified for kids 12 and under, they report that the children will get half of what adults receive or 50 micrograms. Next, kids will be coming in the door for blood draws, nasal swabs, and the vaccine followed by updated site visits. While half of the kids receive a placebo, the other half receive the vaccine; the study team will monitor carefully for serious adverse events. Dr. Berman anticipated, “Pain at the injection site, redness at the injection site.”
According to the recent media interview with the trial si...
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