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Imagine a life where you are unable to recognize your friends; unable to spot your own child within a group of children; unable to recognize your partner; or even unable to recognize your own face in the mirror. For those who suffer from prosopagnosia—or face blindness, a condition that causes great difficulty in recognizing, memorizing, […]
Cross-post – originally posted on pcori.org Type 2 diabetes is common in the United States; about 1 in 10 people have the disease. Diabetes can cause devastating health events, such as hospitalizations, kidney failure, blindness, amputation, heart attack, stroke, painful nerve damage (neuropathy), and death. There are many barriers for patients with diabetes that get […]
Cross-post – originally posted on Albert Einstein College of Medicine The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality recently awarded Dr. Michael Rinke a three-year $1.3 million grant to study healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in children receiving ambulatory care. Information on HAIs among children in ambulatory settings is scarcer than similar […]
Rare epilepsies are a devastating group of diseases that begin in childhood, and are often associated with profound neurologic, medical, and psychiatric disabilities. Zachary Grinspan, M.D., M.S., is leading a team that has been approved for a $900,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This grant will enable them to assemble a […]
The NYC-CDRN will be participating in a PCORnet Obesity Demonstration Project on the long-term effects of antibiotics on childhood growth, and two of the NYC-CDRN partners are participating by providing data: Mount Sinai Montefiore/Einstein Additionally, NYU Langone Medical Center is participating through their lead Principal Investigator, Dr. Melanie Jay. Read the full article at Business […]
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved Group Health for a two-year, $4.5 million funding award to study bariatric surgery for obesity. The NYC-CDRN is one of the participating CDRNs, and six of the NYC-CDRN partners are participating by providing data: Columbia University New York University Mount Sinai Clinical Directors Network (CDN) Weill Cornell […]
The New York City Clinical Data Research Network (NYC-CDRN) has been approved for a three-year, $8.5 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as part of the second phase of the development of the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet). This funding award continues PCORI’s support for the NYC-CDRN, an innovative effort […]
The scheme sounded too good to be true: with a few simple clicks researchers could identify thousands of people who would be a good fit for trials testing certain drugs or therapies, thanks to their geography, rare disease or risk factors like obesity. The promise of this method, researchers crowed, would allow them to leapfrog […]
Newswise — New York, NY (June 1, 2015) – The Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Medical Center, along with a cooperative team of health care and quality improvement experts, has been awarded a $15 million, three-year federal grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in the U.S. Department of Health […]
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved a three-year, $14 million clinical trial designed to determine the best dose of aspirin to use to prevent heart attacks and strokes in people with heart disease. The study, called ADAPTABLE (Aspirin Dosing: A Patient-centric Trial Assessing Benefits and Long-term Effectiveness), will compare the […]