clinical trials Archives
Sep. 4, 2019—A novel treatment for Prader-Willi syndrome, one of the most common genetic causes of obesity, may improve the insatiable hunger that patients with the disorder experience.
Aug. 14, 2019—Scarcely a year after its national launch, the “All of Us” research program, which aims to accelerate the prevention and treatment of disease, has enrolled more than 230,000 research participants — more than a fifth of its recruitment goal of 1 million people. All
Oct. 26, 2017—Clinicians, investigators and cancer patients now have access to a new online search tool that provides more detailed information about clinical research trials available for cancer patients.
Apr. 13, 2017—For more than a dozen years Buz Harrison, a Nashville-based media producer, has been plagued by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Vanderbilt establishes Recruitment Innovation Center to increase enrollment of minorities, women and older adults in clinical trials
Jul. 5, 2016—Many clinical trials are stopped prematurely because they fail to recruit enough study participants. Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a five-year, $14 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health to address this.
Nov. 5, 2015—An initiative promoted by the Vanderbilt Institute of Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) offers an opportunity to reduce by more than half the time it takes to negotiate clinical trial contracts.