Clinical Trials Center Provides Community Access to New Therapies


 

Clinical Trials Center Provides Community Access to New Therapies


Vol. 14, No. 3
Fall 2004

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  • Winthrop Awarded Top National Ratings for Excellence in Obstetrics

  • Winthrop at Front Lines of Cardiac Laser Surgery

  • Garden City Resident Named Auxilian of the Year

  • Internationally Known Neurosurgeon Affiliated with Winthrop

  • NY Jets' Kevin Mawae Helps Benefit Pediatric Patients

  • Teens Donate Toys to Young Patients

  • 2004 Gala Benefit Crackles with Excitement

  • Gala Honorees

  • Space-Age Laser Therapy at Winthrop Brings New Hope to Glaucoma Patients

  • Quick Diagnosis Saves Nurse's First Child

  • Clinical Trials Center Provides Community Access to New Therapies

  • Winthrop's Orthopaedic Surgeons Among Few on L.I. to Perform Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement

  • Willing to Give?

  • Winthrop's Sports Medicine Program Adds Psychological Element to Enhance Treatment

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  • Clinical Trials Center has pioneered a host of important clinical research investigations over the years and is currently conducting studies on new treatments/ medications for:
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic Neuropathy (nerve damage caused by diabetes)
    • Hypertension
    • Functional Dyspepsia (upper stomach discomfort)
    • Asthma
    • Asthma and Diabetes (inhaled insulin)
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Adolescent Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Osteoporosis
    • RSV Vaccine
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Incontinence
    • Breast Cancer Prevention
    • Prostate Cancer Prevention
    • Bone Loss Prevention
    • Stroke Prevention
    Thanks to ongoing research and clinical investigations into new drugs and therapies, countless individuals have benefited from medical breakthroughs in treatment of a wide range of diseases -- from heart disease and stroke to cancer.

    At Winthrop-University Hospital, the Clinical Trials Center (a part of the Winthrop-South Nassau Clinical Trials Center) has been at the forefront of important research studies in areas such as hypertension, diabetes, stroke prevention, multiple sclerosis, migraines, gastroenterology, depression and prostate cancer.

    Clinical research studies offer patient volunteers access to the most advanced treatment alternatives. "Clinical trials provide valuable alternatives for people looking for new medical options to treat existing conditions or to prevent future health issues," stated Soo Bang, Director of Clinical Trials at Winthrop.

    Fully staffed with experienced clinical research coordinnn Trials at Winthrop.

    Fully staffed with experienced clinical research coordinl research coordinators as well as research pharmacists, the Clinical Trials Center follows stringent federal research protocols to ensure the safety of all patients in a study. The patient volunteers can benefit from the experience in several ways, including playing a more active role in their own healthcare, gaining access to new research treatments before they are widely available and playing a part in the development of treatments for diseases currently deemed untreatable.

    Winthrop has been at the forefront of clinical trials for many years, furthering its commitment to providing superior patient care through the pursuit of new and innovative medical research.

    To learn more about Winthrop's Clinical Trials Center, or for information on current research studies, call 516-663-9582.



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