The Clinical Research Center, in collaboration with Dr. Christine Rivers and Dr. Galena Kolchugina, is participating in a clinical trial to evaluate a vaccination schedule for vaccines to prevent meningitis. Bacterial meningitis occurs when membranes around the spinal cord and brain become inflamed. The disease can be caused by several strains, or serogroups, of bacteria. It […]
Clinical Research Blog
Clinical trials are an important part of improving health care. The Corvallis Clinic's Clinical Research staff shares their insights and updates.
The Clinical Research Center is excited to share that we participated in an Operation Warp Speed COVID 19 vaccine trial. We can honestly say it was unlike any vaccine trial we’ve ever done. We’ve done big vaccine trials before, most notably when we worked on Fluzone’s clinical trials, the high dose flu vaccine, and Shingrix. But, […]
Like just about every other enterprise on Earth right now, the Clinical Research Center is currently marching at a slightly slower pace. Some of our staff members were temporarily furloughed – in fact, yours truly was home for five weeks. When I mentioned to friends that I’d been furloughed from work, I discovered to […]
Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world on May 20. Clinical Research professionals (like us!) mark this day for its place in history as the beginning of modern clinical trials. In May 1747, sailors in the British Royal Navy were more likely to die of scurvy than fighting the French and Spanish navies. Aboard […]
A plethora of articles have been published recently around the idea of repurposing existing FDA-approved drugs for possible COVID-19 treatment. Talk of supercomputers working out what medications might be useful is all the rage. Unfortunately, some of this information has resulted in at least one death from folks self-administering “treatments” that, at this time, […]