Vol. 17, No. 3
The Institute for Neurosciences: At the Vanguard of Specialized Care
Nine Winthrop Specialists Named to New York Magazine's “Best Doctors List
Good Health - It's in Our Hands
Tuskegee Airman Regains the Gift of Sight
Stroke Care at Winthrop
Under the Big Top
Golfing for the Kids
Pat Lyons Foundation Shows Unwavering Support for Generation of Survivors Program
Winthrop Opens LI's Only Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center
Migliozzi Family Donates Rocking Chair to NICU
Jay's World Foundation Shows Ongoing Support
Winthrop's Home Health Agency Tops National List Again
Clinical Trials: Bringing the Future of Medicine to Long Island
2007 MineolaStreet Fair
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The Clinical Trials Center at
Winthrop-University Hospital offers patients the opportunity to participate in FDA-approved clinical trials. Participants in Clinical Trials may receive physical exams, laboratory tests, diagnostic evaluations and study-related medication at no cost. Compensation for time and travel is often provided. Patients do not need health insurance to participate.
Do you (or someone you know) suffer from any of the following conditions? If so, you (or they) may be eligible to
participate in a clinical trial.
- Investigational research study
to evaluate the effectiveness of
the long-term use of Xolair in
adults and adolescents with mild
to moderate persistent allergic
asthma that is not improving
with standard treatments.
- Clinical research trial for children
ages six to 17 who have Crohn's
disease, using a medication newly
approved for adults with the
- Medical research study for adults
with Crohn's disease using an
extracted from a plant widely
used in Chinese medicine.
- Various studies for individuals
with types I and II diabetes.
- Research study to
determine how well an
works in treating
study to compare
medications in adults with
metabolic syndrome and high cholesterol
who are at risk for
coronary heart disease.
- Clinical research study for adults
65 and over with high cholesterol
who are at risk for coronary
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Study to evaluate the effectiveness
and safety of an
investigational medication in
women who suffer from IBS.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Study of an investigational medication
for adults who suffer from
spasms caused by MS.
- Research study of investigational
medication for adults with relapsing-
remitting MS who have had a
relapse of MS within the past
- Medical research study for patients
who require daily pain medication
to compare three medications and
their effects on heart, stomach and
- Study for individuals with
rheumatoid arthritis who have not
responded to previous treatments
to evaluate the effectiveness of an
- Research study to evaluate the
effectiveness and safety of an investigational
medication for men and
women with overactive bladder.
- Study to determine the safety of
a pancreatic enzyme that may
improve nutritional status in
individuals with pancreatic
(not to be confused with common
hypertension or high blood pressure)
- Research study to compare a combination
of two FDA-approved drugs
for pulmonary hypertension versus
the use of one of the drugs alone.
For more information about clinical
trials at Winthrop or to find out if you
qualify for a study, please visit
research or contact the Clinical Trials
Center at (516) 663-9582.