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 […]
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.
https://www.pscp.tv/w/1YpJkVNQZRdGj Consuelo Wilkins, MD, Vice President for Health Equity at VUMC discusses the important of Health Equity 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.
The STAR CRN is honored to be collaborating on the FDA’s new Sentinel Initiative. For more details, see the article below. https://www.fda.gov/safety/fdas-sentinel-initiative
Recent press release about the NESTcc: ARLINGTON, Va.–(from BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc), an initiative of the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC), announces the first round of NESTcc test-cases that address topics of high-priority from the medical device industry using Real-World Data (RWD) and Real-World Evidence (RWE). @NESTccMedTech announces Round 1 Test-Cases, bringing […]