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DHR Health Institute for Research and Development Conducting COVID-19-focused Convalescent Plasma Studies

DHR Health and DHR Health Institute for Research and Development have arranged partnerships with other hospitals in this region of southern Texas to establish a protocol to treat COVID-19 patients using donated plasma from those who recovered from the COVID-19...

Cleveland Clinic Investigator Proposes Relaxing Eligibility Criteria for MDS Clinical Trial Participation

Recently the Cleveland Clinic’s Abby Statler discussed eligibility criteria exclusions for MDS clinical trials. She reports that observed outcomes indicate that eligibility criteria for patients with MDS relevant to liver function, renal function, and comorbidities...

UB Translational Consortium Receives $21.7m & Drives Innovative Community-Focused Translational Research Targeting SDoH

The University of Buffalo (UB) Buffalo Translational Consortium has received nearly $22 million in grant money from the National Institutes of Health. UB’s translational consortium, a regional hub of innovative biomedical research, now receives funding to help it...

Kaiser Permanente Research Reveals Depressed Pregnant Women Eating Poorly Putting Themselves and Future Children at Risk

A Kaiser Permanente Division of Research study revealed that pregnant women with depression are far more likely to eat poor diets, with higher intake of empty calories, that may have adverse, lasting consequences on a next generation of children. Published in the...

FAMILIA Study Harlem NY Shows Promise to Address Obesity & Cardiovascular Crisis with Disease Prevention Management

A recent study sponsored by Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai and the American Heart Association found that both individual and group-based heart disease prevention management courses were more beneficial for reduced patient risk than standard lifestyle...

Mount Sinai Health System Icahn School of Medicines Launches the Diversity and Inclusion Hub, and it Should Promote Clinical Research

Mount Sinai Health System’s Icahn School of Medicine launched the “Diversity and Inclusion Hub” where health researchers will leverage technology, data and dynamic engagement to address the social determinants of health. Spearheaded by the Office of Diversity and...

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