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, […]
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.
By Julie Carrico, Senior Associate Coordinator with The Corvallis Clinic Clinical Research Center Given the uptick in conversations about vaccines and their development we thought we’d write an article about vaccine clinical trials since we have done a lot of them. Vaccine clinical trials, just like drug clinical trials, occur in three phases (note that […]
By Julie Carrico, MBA, CCRC We’re delighted to introduce you to the newest member of the Clinical Research Center – Rich Tomasco, RN. Rich’s career path is a little bit different than the typical clinical research nurse. Although Rich has always had an interest in life sciences, he ended up following in his father’s footsteps […]
By Julie Carrico, MBA, CCRC The Clinical Research Center recently posted a heartwarming story on our Facebook page about a woman who spent months knitting hats to keep strangers warm this winter. You can see the original post by clicking here. The creator of the hats prefers to remain anonymous. The Facebook post received a […]
By Kelsie Engstrom Clinical Research Intern Coming into college I didn’t really know what I wanted to study. I knew I was interested in doing something in the medical field but nothing really stood out to me as an obvious choice. I was nervous to enter an environment where it seemed like so many people […]