Major grant renewal to provide five more years of support for VICTR
Apr. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has competed successfully for a third renewal of its Clinical and Translational Science Award by the National Institutes of Health.
Harris honored by American Medical Informatics Association
Nov. 19, 2015—Paul Harris, Ph.D., MS, professor of Biomedical Informatics and Engineering, has received the Donald A.B. Lindberg Award for Innovation in Informatics from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).
ResearchMatch adds new clinical trials feature
Mar. 26, 2015—Patients seeking to participate in clinical trials have a new option in online tools for finding studies that might offer hope for their problem or condition.
Partnership aims to boost Crohn’s disease research participation
Jan. 29, 2015—ResearchMatch, the nationwide online medical research volunteer recruitment and engagement service hosted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has announced a partnership with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to curing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
ResearchMatch database includes sub-registry for rare sarcoidosis
Oct. 23, 2014—All ResearchMatch volunteers who self-report as having sarcoidosis will be prompted to answer additional questions to enhance the matching of volunteers with research teams who are studying this condition.
ResearchMatch sub-registries add to database’s reach
Oct. 3, 2013—Launched in 2009 by a team at Vanderbilt, ResearchMatch is the first nationwide, disease-neutral research volunteer registry. More than 43,000 volunteers spread among all 50 states have registered with ResearchMatch.org.
Matchmaker for clinical studies
Feb. 8, 2012—ResearchMatch.org is a web-based registry that is connecting participants and researchers for clinical studies.