Seasonal Killers Have a New Foe
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Seasonal Killers Have a New Foe

Better Protection against Flu and RSV – mRNA Technology is a Game Changer in vaccine trials at Rochester Clinical Research Rochester Clinical Research (RCR) is currently studying mRNA vaccine development for infectious diseases such as Influenza (Flu) and RSV. The COVID pandemic put mRNA technology on a fast track, creating significant opportunities to change how […]

RCR Helps with Acute Migraine Treatment Advancements!
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RCR Helps with Acute Migraine Treatment Advancements!

Rochester Clinical Research is proud to have worked on the BioHaven studies that show promise in treating acute migraines with a receptor antagonist known as Zavegepant. BioHaven Pharmaceuticals has been working on this investigational nasal spray that is now in phase 3 of development and is the only one of its kind that is close […]

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Cutting-Edge Care Options Now More Accessible for Patients

Rochester Clinical Research Offers Solutions to Regional Care Providers Rochester Clinical Research (RCR) has announced the launch of their Community Research Division (RCRCD). RCR is a leading clinical research facility in Western New York with well established relationships with pharmaceutical, vaccine and device companies. The new division will bring the value of clinical research as […]

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#HealthHistory- Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston

#HealthHistory Celebrating revolutionary individuals who made historical advancements in medicine Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston was a medical trailblazer who broke barriers and shattered stereotypes within the medical community. She conducted research, created treatments, and provided medical leadership in pediatric medicine but, most importantly in the world of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). Her goal in becoming a […]

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A revolutionary therapy to lower bad cholesterol.

A revolutionary therapy to lower bad cholesterol, Leqvio (Inclisiran), has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as the European Commission (EC). Leqvio is the first and only approved small interfering RNA (siRNA) therapy for LDL-C (bad cholesterol) reduction. In studies, Leqvio showed LDL-C reduction of up to 52% when […]

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Why the new Pfizer data for children 5 and under reminds us why clinical trials are so crucial in the first place.

While many were disappointed at Pfizer’s most recent announcement that trials of its vaccine in children ages 2 to 5 did not provide the expected immunity, data like this reminds us why clinical trials are so crucial in the first place. Advancements, medical and non-medical are not possible without trial and error. Pfizer had lowered […]

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COVID-19 Variants… What are they?

To start out, ALL viruses constantly change through mutation. Mutations in viruses — including the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic — are neither new nor unexpected. When a virus has one or more new mutations it’s called a variant of the original virus. A variant usually doesn’t affect how the virus works. But sometimes they […]

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#HealthHistory- 5 Native American Inventions That Revolutionized Medicine And Public Health

November is National Native American Heritage Month. This month we take the time to recognize and celebrate the rich and diverse culture, traditions, and contributions of Native Americans. The world’s health ecosystem owes much of its practices and innovations to Native American people and healers. Here are 5 inventions used every day in medicine and […]

The Pneumococcal Vaccine. When to get it. Who should get it. Why get it.
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The Pneumococcal Vaccine. When to get it. Who should get it. Why get it.

Pneumococcal disease refers to any illness caused by pneumococcal bacteria. These bacteria can cause many types of illnesses, including pneumonia, which is an infection of the lungs.  Pneumococcal bacteria are one of the most common causes of pneumonia. Most pneumococcal infections are mild. However, some can result in long-term problems, such as brain damage or […]

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#HealthHistory- César Milstein

#HealthHistory Celebrating revolutionary individuals who made historical advancements in medicine César Milstein was an immunologist who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his work in the development of monoclonal antibodies. In 1975, Milstein worked with Köhler, a postdoctoral fellow at Cambridge. Together, they developed one of the most powerful tools of molecular […]

How mRNA technology could transform the flu shot.
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How mRNA technology could transform the flu shot.

For nearly 70 years flu vaccines have been made with the same technology: a process relying on chickens, Petri dishes, and dead viruses. Each year as flu season rolls around, so does a new flu shot. The current development process for flu vaccines is lengthy and involves a bit of prediction. These flu vaccines are […]

The unseasonable surge in RSV…why?
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The unseasonable surge in RSV…why?

Hospitals around the country and even right here in Rochester are reporting an unseasonable outbreak of RSV cases. RSV, or Respiratory Syncytial Virus, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms in adults. Unfortunately, RSV can cause serious complications in infants and older adults. In infants, RSV is the most common cause […]

What is CMV?
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What is CMV?

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is a common virus for people of all ages, and the most common infectious cause of birth defects in the U.S. Over half of adults have been infected with CMV by the age of 40. While most people infected with CMV show no signs or symptoms, the effects of CMV become harmful […]

The Larrabee Family Nursing Scholarship
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The Larrabee Family Nursing Scholarship

Last year, our founder and CEO Patricia Larrabee decided to make a lasting legacy at her alma mater, the University of Rochester, and created The Larrabee Family Nursing Scholarship. This endowed scholarship will be used to assist with educational costs for students across all programs. Larrabee graduated from Brockport with her nursing degree in 1977. […]

#HealthHistory- Jokichi Takamine
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#HealthHistory- Jokichi Takamine

#HealthHistory Celebrating revolutionary individuals who made historical advancements in medicine Jokichi Takamine was a biochemist, industrial leader, and pioneer of biotechnology.  Takamines most notable achievement was the isolation of the chemical adrenalin, also known as epinephrine. Takamine discovered how to isolate this from the suprarenal gland in 1901. This was the first pure hormone to be […]

Notes from the RCR Registered Dietitian
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Notes from the RCR Registered Dietitian

Meet Vicky Fink, our guest blog author, and RCR’s Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator. She works closely with many of our study participants, especially those in our weight loss studies to help them develop lifelong healthy eating and exercise habits. Maybe you find yourself cooking and eating at home more during the covid pandemic? Are […]

Meet the CEO – Patricia Larrabee
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Meet the CEO – Patricia Larrabee

RCR is proud to be a woman-owned business, meet the CEO, Patricia Larrabee. Patricia Larrabee MSN, NP-S Patricia founded RCR in 1994 with a vision. To provide the residents of the greater Rochester area access to clinical research studies, and to advance new medical treatments that improve quality of life. Patricia has done exactly that. […]

#HealthHistory- Dr. Patricia Bath
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#HealthHistory- Dr. Patricia Bath

#HealthHistory Celebrating revolutionary individuals who made historical advancements in medicine Dr. Patricia Bath is known for being an innovative research scientist and advocate for blindness prevention, treatment and cure. Dr. Bath’s most well-known invention was the Laserphaco Probe, a device frequently used for cataracts. She received a patent for the device in 1988, becoming the first […]

#HealthHistory- Dr. Audrey Evans
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#HealthHistory- Dr. Audrey Evans

#HealthHistory Celebrating revolutionary individuals who made historical advancements in medicine Dr. Audrey Evans is known as a pioneer in the clinical study and treatment of childhood cancers. She made historical medical advancements more specifically in neuroblastoma, the most common of childhood cancers.  Dr. Evans, originally from Britain, came to the US as a fellow at Boston […]

“I tested negative for COVID-19 antibodies after the vaccine? Why?”
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“I tested negative for COVID-19 antibodies after the vaccine? Why?”

Our very own Dr. Tammi Shlotzhauer explains why this can happen. Dr. Shlotzhauer is the Assistant Medical Director of Rochester Clinical Research as well as a practicing rheumatologist. She is board-certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology. By Dr. Tammi Shlotzhauer To understand this, you need to understand a little about immunology, viruses, and vaccines […]

#HealthHistory- Otis Boykin
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#HealthHistory- Otis Boykin

#HealthHistory Celebrating revolutionary individuals who made historical advancements in medicine Otis Boykin Meet Otis Boykin, an American Inventor, and Engineer Boykin is known for several important contributions to pacemakers and cardiac rhythm devices. Pacemakers are small devices that help the heart beat regularly by delivering small electric stimulation that controls the heartbeat. This device helps control […]

#HealthHistory-Dr. Charles Richard Drew
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#HealthHistory-Dr. Charles Richard Drew

#HealthHistory Celebrating revolutionary individuals who made historical advancements in medicine Dr. Charles Richard Drew Meet Dr. Drew, also known as the “Father of the Blood Bank”. Dr. Drew made numerous contributions to medicine, including organizing America’s first large scale blood blank, finding new ways to preserve blood plasma as well as introducing mobile blood collection units. […]

What Does the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Efficacy Data Mean?
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What Does the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Efficacy Data Mean?

With Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine efficacy data released this past week, and the announcement of their submission to the FDA for Emergency Use Authorization, many are left with questions regarding how good this vaccine truly is. In a nutshell, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine candidate was 72% effective in the US and 66% effective […]

#HealthHistory –           Dr. Jane C. Wright
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#HealthHistory – Dr. Jane C. Wright

#HealthHistory Celebrating revolutionary individuals who made historical advancements in medicine Dr. Jane C. Wright Dr. Jane C. Wright made historical medical advancements in cancer research and treatment and is noted for contributions to chemotherapy. During Dr. Wright’s time, chemotherapy was mostly experimental. She was one of the first to test many cancer chemotherapy treatments. Dr. […]

What Are mRNA Vaccines?
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What Are mRNA Vaccines?

Overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic has become a worldwide effort to produce effective and safe vaccines as quickly as possible. Some vaccine developers have used messenger RNA (mRNA) technology to do this. Both of the current EAU COVID-19 Vaccines being distributed, Pfizer and Moderna, utilize mRNA technology. While COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are new, they are not […]

Why a COVID-19 Vaccine trial is still your best chance to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine sooner.
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Why a COVID-19 Vaccine trial is still your best chance to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine sooner.

After the announcement of the FDA authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines for emergency use, many are wondering when and if they will be eligible to receive it soon. For healthcare workers on the front line the possibility of vaccination in the near future is high, but for many of us the reality […]

What is a Study Sponsor?
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What is a Study Sponsor?

A study sponsor is exactly what it sounds – they sponsor, or take responsibility for and initiates a clinical research study. A study sponsor can be a pharmaceutical company, governmental agency, academic institution, person, group or private organization.  The sponsor does not actually conduct the investigation (that occurs at a research site like Rochester Clinical […]

What is the time commitment to join a clinical trial?
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What is the time commitment to join a clinical trial?

Each study varies in the time commitment needed from our volunteers. Rochester Clinical Research offers single visit device studies which may last only one hour, as well as a long term vaccine study that could last up to five years. The time commitment of each study is determined by the protocol which outlines study specific […]

Migraines: Not Just a Bad Headache
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Migraines: Not Just a Bad Headache

Migraines are often thought of as simply a “bad headache.” However, contrary to this common belief, they’re not. A migraine is comprised of multiple neurological symptoms – usually including a severe throbbing, and persistent pain on one side of the head. Migraine attacks can last from 4 hours, to as long as 72 hours. You […]

How Vaccinations Save Lives
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How Vaccinations Save Lives

It’s always better to prevent a disease than to treat it. Vaccine prevent disease in the people who receive them. If enough people are vaccinated against a disease, then the disease cannot spread into their community. This is known as “Community Immunity.” How do Vaccines Protect from Diseases? When our immune system recognizes germs that […]

What is a Protocol?
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What is a Protocol?

In order for every study to work appropriately and to answer a study specific question, every clinical trial must have a protocol. The protocol is the study plan on which a clinical trial is based. The plan is carefully designed to safeguard the health of the participants as well as answer specific research questions. A […]

Importance of Diaries in Research
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Importance of Diaries in Research

Volunteers are frequently asked to fill out diaries when participating in a study at Rochester Clinical Research. Study diaries are an important tool to collect important information for the study sponsor. Collecting this information accurately is very important for your safety and for the success of the trial. Diaries often times can be electronic (either […]

Summer Sun & the Vitamin D {fense}
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Summer Sun & the Vitamin D {fense}

Vitamin D is necessary for calcium and phosphate absorption and metabolism for healthy bones and teeth. Its primary food sources include fortified milk, butter, whole eggs and salmon. Vitamin D is made in the skin when exposed to sunlight. It is manufactured from cholesterol within cells that lie beneath the skin’s surface. Vitamin D deficiencies […]

Osteoarthritis of the Knee
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Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Past, Present and Future of Osteoarthritis Cartilage – a word most of us have heard, but what is it? Cartilage is the smooth, glossy cushion on the end of the bones that make up our knees. Cartilage is made up of proteins (primarily collagen) that gives it strength and resilience, which functions as a shock […]

Biometric Screening
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Biometric Screening

Have you heard the term biometric screening before? Now you have, and it might be in your best interest to schedule one soon! What is a biometric screening? A biometric screening is a simple procedure performed by a medical professional to calculate someone’s basic health statistics, otherwise known as biometrics. These screenings are quick, painless, […]

How Vaccines Work
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How Vaccines Work

Vaccines play an important role in keeping us healthy, by reducing the risk of infection. The vaccine works with with our natural immune system to build defenses and immunity to a specific disease. When germs (either a bacteria or virus) invade the body, they attack and multiply. This is called an infection. In response, the body’s […]

Migraines: The Lowdown
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Migraines: The Lowdown

Nothing ruins a perfectly good workday quite like a migraine. A migraine might be mild enough to where it might make work a little more challenging, or it might be severe that you cannot work at all. If you suffer from migraines, it is important to know what your triggers are and to plan out […]

The Coronavirus: Why Research is Important
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The Coronavirus: Why Research is Important

A novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been featured on every headline this past week as the WHO declares the outbreak a global public-health emergency. The 2019-nCoV causes illness ranging from the common cold to mores severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which can spread from person-to-person. The CDC believes that symptoms may appear […]

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HPV

About: HPV or Human Papillomavirus Infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, according to the CDC. About 79 million Americans are currently infected and about 14 million people become newly infected each year. It easily spreads from sexual skin-to-skin contact with someone who has it. Most people who are sexually […]

Rochester is at the forefront of developing new E. coli vaccine
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Rochester is at the forefront of developing new E. coli vaccine

Rochester is at the forefront of developing new E. coli vaccine Antibiotic-Resistant Strains Posing Life-Threatening E. Coli Infections. Rochester, N.Y. – E. coli are bacteria found in the environment, foods and intestines of people and animals. Each year, E. coli causes hundreds of thousands of infections in the United States alone. While many infections can […]

Ebola Vaccine Now Used in Africa
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Ebola Vaccine Now Used in Africa

Between 2015 – 2018 Rochester Clinical Research conducted a study demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of an Ebola Virus Vaccine. The goal was to eventually be able to provide vaccination to individuals in the affected areas of Africa, and significantly reduce the impact of the disease worldwide.  The study came after March 2014, where an […]

Can a Single Pill Keep you Healthy to 100? A Clinical Trial at RCR Will Soon Find Out.
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Can a Single Pill Keep you Healthy to 100? A Clinical Trial at RCR Will Soon Find Out.

While the Fountain of Youth may not have been found, an investigational pill may be able to keep you healthy to 100 years old. RCR is excited to be a part of this cutting-edge research, as we hope to find a medicine to keep you healthy, longer. In the latest AARP issue, an article titled Can a […]

Smallpox Vaccine Needed for Risk of Bioterrorism
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Smallpox Vaccine Needed for Risk of Bioterrorism

Smallpox Vaccine Needed for Risk of Bioterrorism Rochester is at the forefront of developing new vaccine. Rochester, N.Y. – Routine vaccinations for smallpox ended forty years ago after the World Health Organization officially declared global eradication of smallpox. This means the majority of the population is not protected. The threat of bioterrorism and natural re-emergence […]

RCR Highlighted on WHEC News 10: Rochester Innovation
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RCR Highlighted on WHEC News 10: Rochester Innovation

WHEC News 10 in Rochester highlights RCR on March 8, 2019. Patricia Larrabee, Founder and CEO, spoke about RCR, and the volunteers who have become Research Heroes in the Rochester Area. Any medication or vaccine that you take, undergoes extensive research. This is not possible without the help of volunteers at a clinical research site. […]

Lyme Disease Vaccine Needed with Widespread of Disease
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Lyme Disease Vaccine Needed with Widespread of Disease

Rochester is at the forefront of researching a new Lyme disease vaccine.   Rochester, N.Y. – Each year, approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported to the CDC and recent estimates using other methods suggest that approximately 300,000 people may get Lyme disease each year in the United States.  While antibiotics can help treat […]

Vaccine Research Study Highlighted on the Seniors Rock Radio Show
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Vaccine Research Study Highlighted on the Seniors Rock Radio Show

On January 15, 2019,  the Seniors Rock Show featured Adam Larrabee, President of RCR. Hosted by Joanna Palvino, she loves to laugh in the face of aging. Her mission is “make getting older a little more fun for everyone.” Adam guest starred on her show because she loves to include experts in aging related services […]

Research study conducted at RCR demonstrates reduction of cardiovascular events for people with type 2 diabetes
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Research study conducted at RCR demonstrates reduction of cardiovascular events for people with type 2 diabetes

Rochester Clinical Research recently conducted the REWIND research study for Trulicity (dulaglutide). The REWIND study is assessing whether Trulicity could protect people with type 2 diabetes from experiencing an initial cardiovascular event. Also, it could prevent future events in those who have established cardiovascular disease. Trulicity is a once-weekly injectable prescription to improve blood sugar […]

RCR Announces New Website Launch
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RCR Announces New Website Launch

Rochester Clinical Research announced on November 7, the launch of its newly revamped website. This redesigned website offers quick and easy access to essential information, improved features and enriched content areas. The design offers a clean, sleek look with improved functionality.  Best of all, the new website offers an enhanced search criteria so volunteers can […]

Halloween at RCR
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Halloween at RCR

From pumpkins to costumes, we celebrated Halloween with lots of fun on October 31st. The RCR staff competed in a pumpkin carving contest, with the winner being Mary Dinnan, RPA-C having 17 votes with the win. Her pumpkin was dressed to the nines, with a scarf, make up and a beauiful flower. Check out the […]

RCR Celebrates October
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RCR Celebrates October

      On October 11, 2018, the Rochester Clinical Research team celebrated the warm weather with a Food Truck! The team enjoyed an assortment of foods from the New York Kitchen Food Truck. Some of the staff favorites included falafel, salads, chili, gourmet grilled cheese and best of all, the deep fried cookie dough. It was […]

Help Future Generations, Today
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Help Future Generations, Today

Fall is a favorite season for many people. From pumpkin spice, to everything nice, fall definitely has it’s charm. However, as the seasons change and the weather get colder, more people get sick. While many think it is the cold weather, it is actually because a virus can replicate and spread most effectively when the […]

RCR Sponsors the Mary Cariola 2018 Walking on Sunshine
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RCR Sponsors the Mary Cariola 2018 Walking on Sunshine

On Sunday September 23, join Mary Cariola and Rochester Clinical Research for the 2018 Walking on Sunshine event.RCR is a Diamond Sponsor and several of the RCR team will be there in support. Each year, RCR walks on “Team David” in memory of former staff member and Patricia’s husband, David Larrabee. Patricia Larrabee, Founder and CEO […]

It’s National Immunization Awareness Month
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It’s National Immunization Awareness Month

Happy National Immunization Awareness Month. Vaccines prevent diseases that can be dangerous and even deadly. Vaccines are your best shot to reduce your risk of infection by working with your body’s natural defenses to help you safely develop immunity to disease. When germs invade your body, they multiply and attack causing your illness. The immune […]

RCR Offers Most Migraine Studies in the Country
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RCR Offers Most Migraine Studies in the Country

Rochester Clinical Research is proud to have consistently provided the Greater Rochester Area access to clinical research studies since 1994.  With each new clinical research study we take on, we are able to help advance new medical treatments and improve quality of life for our volunteers. We are proud to be currently providing the most migraine […]

Migraines: The Battle For A Cure
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Migraines: The Battle For A Cure

On July 10th at the Strathallan Hotel, Dr. Joseph Mann and Rochester Clinical Research presented Migraines: The Battle for a Cure. Over 110 people came to hear Dr. Mann present as well as participate in a live question and answer portion of the evening. The presentation gave insight on why migraines occur, how migraines affects your life […]

RCR Helps Approval of Ebola Vaccine Use in DRC
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RCR Helps Approval of Ebola Vaccine Use in DRC

Rochester Clinical Research is proud to have helped approve the Merck Ebola Vaccination Clinical Trials. During the study, it was 100% successful leading to the approval of using it in the Democratic Republic of Congo where a deadly outbreak has occured resulting in 50 cases and 25 deaths this spring. Over 7,500 doses have been […]

“Migraines: The Battle for a Cure” on July 10 at 6PM at the Strathallen Hotel
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“Migraines: The Battle for a Cure” on July 10 at 6PM at the Strathallen Hotel

The battle is not over in finding the right preventative and treatment for disabling and frustrating migraine attacks. In the United States alone, over 37 million men, women and children live with the burden of unpredictable migraine attacks. “The majority of migraine sufferers do not get the relief they need from current migraine medications” states […]

Rochester Clinical Research Celebrates “Clinical Trial Day”
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Rochester Clinical Research Celebrates “Clinical Trial Day”

Everyone at Rochester Clinical Research celebrated Clinical Trial Day on Monday, May 21st. At RCR, we proudly conduct clinical research studies through our outstanding volunteers from Rochester, New York. The team loves being a part of Clinical Research because they not only are helping improve medicine but make a difference in many peoples’ lives. Join […]

Migraines with Mann
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Migraines with Mann

Dr. Joseph Mann is a board certified neurologist with a sub-specialty in headache medicine. We sat down with him and talked about Migraines. Check out his insights on everything migraines in this 5 part video series on our youtube page.   And be sure to see if you qualify for our current migraine studies

How informed consent removes the ‘guinea pig’ stigma from clinical research
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How informed consent removes the ‘guinea pig’ stigma from clinical research

When, in 2016, Mary Dinnan, RPA-C retired from practicing primary care and joined the team at Rochester Clinical Research, she quickly realized how much her day-to-day work in private practice had been influenced by clinical research. “I started to think — after having done primary care for 40 years — how much of what we do […]

The Burdens of a Migraine
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The Burdens of a Migraine

If you’ve ever tried to make it through a day of work or school with a headache, you know how much pain can disrupt your everyday routines. Now imagine having headache pain several times a month — or more. That’s a common occurrence for the 39 million Americans suffering from migraine, a neurological disease that can […]

How Healthy Volunteers Shape Medicine’s Future
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How Healthy Volunteers Shape Medicine’s Future

Everyday heroes — that’s the name that Dr. Matthew Davis and his team at Rochester Clinical Research have for those who participate in their clinical research studies. RCR’s research on these healthy adults helps prevent, detect, diagnose, control and treat illnesses. “We’re always in need of healthy people willing to help out their fellow man,” said Davis of the […]

How to Find Arthritis Relief
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How to Find Arthritis Relief

Cold weather can really do a number on the already painful aches of arthritis. Below are a few tips to finding arthritis relief this winter. Dress Safe and Warm Keep aching hands in gloves, add layers over knees and legs. If you’re going outside wear solid, supportive shoes with good treads and avoid icy surfaces. Stay Hydrated […]

‘Tis the season of giving at RCR!
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‘Tis the season of giving at RCR!

Christmas Spirit is in the air at Rochester Clinical Research. This year, RCR partnered with Mary Cariola Children’s Center to give one family a spectacular Christmas filled with lots of gifts! With over 30 gifts generously donated by our staff, we hope to spread the Christmas Cheer to those less fortunate than us. Happy Holidays from Rochester Clinical […]

New Research being conducted to Prevent the Most Common Cause of Hospital-acquired infection.
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New Research being conducted to Prevent the Most Common Cause of Hospital-acquired infection.

Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is one of the most common causes of healthcare-related infections. It is estimated that each year in the United States, about a half million people get sick from C. difficile, and in recent years, C. difficile infections have become more frequent, severe, and difficult to treat. C. diff is a type […]

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RCR Commercial

Check out our latest commercial Produced in collaboration with Sundance Marketing, this video titled You and Me, represents what Rochester Clinical Research is all about, our volunteers. Without our loyal volunteers, we would be unable to live out our mission of – Advancing Medicine and Changing Lives.

Saying “It’s too late for me to quit smoking” is just an excuse
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Saying “It’s too late for me to quit smoking” is just an excuse

20 Minutes after quitting… your heart rate drops to a normal level 12 hours after quitting… the carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal 2 weeks – 3 months after quitting… your risk of having a heart attack drops and your lung function improves 1-9 months after quitting… your coughing and shortness of […]

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Local Neurologist and Headache Specialist, Dr. Joseph Mann and Rochester Clinical Research Join Forces

Dr. Joseph Mann, recipient of 2016 Headache Practitioner of the Year Award, has joined on as part of the Rochester Clinical Research staff. Rochester, NY– Rochester Clinical Research is proud to announce that Dr. Joseph Mann, a prominent Rochester neurologist, has joined on as part of the staff. Dr. Mann was recently awarded the 2016 […]

Ebola Vaccine – 100% Protection During Clinical Trial
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Ebola Vaccine – 100% Protection During Clinical Trial

It’s great to see progress being made in the clinical research industry! An article released 12/23/16 via Beckers Hospital Review highlights great strides being made in Ebola Vaccine research. A study on a new, experimental vaccine displayed 100% efficacy during clinical trials involving thousands of subjects in Guinea, Africa. Interested in reading more? Follow the link below! […]

Americas become first region to eliminate measles
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Americas become first region to eliminate measles

Reuters: After a 22-year vaccination effort against the measles, the Pan American Health Organization said on Tuesday that The Americas has become the first region in the world to have eradicated measles. This is a tremendous accomplishment, given that measles continues to infect tens of thousands of people on a global scale. READ MORE

12 Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure You Need to Know
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12 Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure You Need to Know

There are many risk factors involved with high blood pressure, but the 12 listed below are among the most common. High blood pressure is a common condition where the long-term force of the blood against artery walls is high enough to cause health problems such as heart disease. Blood pressure is determined is by the amount of […]

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Migraines – Not Just A “Bad Headache”

Migraines are often thought of as simply a “bad headache”. However, contrary to this common thinking, they’re not. A migraine is a collection of neurological symptoms – usually including a severe throbbing and recurring pain on one side of the head (in roughly 1/3 migraine attacks, both sides are affected). Migraine attacks last between 4 and […]

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5 Eye Opening Facts You May Not Have Known About High Blood Pressure

Roughly 70 million American adults have high blood pressure Only half of individuals have their high blood pressure under control High blood pressure accounts for over $46 billion in costs each year to our nation There are nearly 1000 deaths each day as a result of high blood pressure Roughly 7 out of 10 people […]