ADAPTABLE, the first demonstration project of PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, has been named by the Clinical Research Forum as a Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awardee for 2022. The awards celebrate outstanding achievements and major advances in clinical research from across the U.S. Honorees were selected by a panel that considered clinical research studies […]
The STAR Clinical Research Network, based at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been approved for an additional $8.9 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support its efforts to improve health care throughout the Southeast and across the United States. The funding will be provided over three years as part of […]
Recently, ACTIV-6, a study many PCORnet sites are participating in has been featured in the news. From the CBS news Nashville affiliate: “The warnings are clear and coming from trusted medical agencies: If you get COVID-19, don’t take a drug traditionally used to treat parasitic infections. Researchers are finding legal and safe way to get […]
Recently PCORnet released a PDF summarizing the network’s response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Download the PDF below to read about the different ways in which PCORnet rapidly responded to this unprecedented public health crisis. From quickly launching the HERO Registry and Trial, to working with groups such as the FDA, CDC, and NIH, leveraging […]
The ACTIV-6 research study is testing several medications that are already approved for other diseases to see if they can help people with mild to moderate COVID-19 feel better faster and stay out of the hospital.If you are 30 years old or older, have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 10 days and have […]
PREVENTABLE is one of the largest research studies in older adults. The purpose is to learn if taking a statin could help older adults live well for longer by preventing dementia, disability, or heart disease. A statin is a commonly used drug to lower cholesterol. Are you a good fit for PREVENTABLE? Contact the study […]
Vaccinated for COVID-19? If you work in health care and received a COVID-19 vaccine, please consider joining a new research study called HERO-TOGETHER. By joining HERO-TOGETHER, you can help the public understand how people do after vaccination. Join at heroesresearch.org/together !
Dr. Raj Singh is helping lead recruiting efforts for vaccine trial participants at Meharry Medical College. You can read all about this exciting work here.
The STAR Stakeholder team was honored to be among the first to present during the inaugural Academy Health Show and Share. You can view the presentation below (Of note: The object below may say “There is no content to view…” Please click play and the presentation will load):
Neely Williams, M.Div. Ed.D., discusses recent bariatric study as well as community engagement in research. Video courtesy of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Used with permission. More information about PCORI can be found at www.pcori.org.