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):
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 […]
Congratulations to all the PCORnet PIs working with the Obesity cohort and their recent publication in the Annals of Internal Medicine. http://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/2711394/comparative-effectiveness-safety-bariatric-procedures-weight-loss-pcornet-cohort-study Via the press release: Adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery than either sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding, according to a new study […]
Congratulations to all PIs working on the Antibiotic and Weight study on the publication of “Early Life Antibiotic Use and Weight Outcomes in Children Ages 48 to <72 Months of Age” in Pediatrics. Via the press release: A pioneering study conducted within a nationwide network, the National Patient Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet), finds that […]
Congratulations to Dr. William Heerman and the PIs and staff that worked on the Weight Cohort Study. On March 1 BMC Obesity published their paper, “Willingness to Participate in Weight-Related Research as Reported by Patients in PCORnet Clinical Data Research Networks.” The article in its entirety can be found here.