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Seasonal Killers Have a New Foe

Posted on July 27, 2022 in General

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 […]

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RCR Helps with Acute Migraine Treatment Advancements!

Posted on July 5, 2022 in General

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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Set Goals, and Not Limits When it Comes to Weight Loss

Posted on June 7, 2022 in General

Rochester Clinical Research is proud to have worked on the Tirzepatide drug clinical trials over the past few years. We have enrolled over 32 subjects over 2 different studies that have led to the newest findings for this new cutting-edge drug. Study data has been released and shows that it has so far been proven […]

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Cutting-Edge Care Options Now More Accessible for Patients

Posted on March 28, 2022 in General

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

Posted on February 4, 2022 in General

#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.

Posted on January 31, 2022 in General

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.

Posted on December 21, 2021 in General

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?

Posted on December 8, 2021 in General

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

Posted on November 1, 2021 in General

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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