EDC Active Studies

The EDC is engaged in the research of 26 projects that include Aging, Cardiovascular, Mental Health, Women’s Health, Infectious Disease, Diabetes Studies, and others.

ADAPT

ADAPT – Approaches and Decisions in Acute Pediatric TBI Trial

Each year, TBIs contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability. In fact, TBI is a contributing factor to a third (30.5%) of all injury-related deaths in the United States. On average, approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury annually. read more »

CIRCA

CIRCA – Consortium for Injury Research and Community Action

The Consortium for Injury Research and Community Action (CIRCA) is a university-wide comprehensive Injury Control Research program that provides community based injury prevention, research, training, and service through an extensive collaboration with a broad range of university, state and local organizations. read more »

GRADS

GRADS – Genomic Research in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Sarcoidosis

The NHLBI GRADS program has gathered a team of investigators with different backgrounds to conduct state-of-the-art studies of two serious and understudied conditions that affect the lungs. This collaborative effort brings together clinicians with expertise in lung diseases and scientists who study microbes, DNA, and computer science. read more »

HBRN

HBRN – Hepatitis B Research Network

The Hepatitis B Research Network brings together clinical centers with expertise in caring for patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. An estimated 2 billion people worldwide have been infected with HBV and about 400 million persons are living with chronic HBV infection. read more »

HBRN

LITES – Linking Investigations in Trauma and Emergency Services

The Linking Investigations in Trauma and Emergency Services (LITES) is a research network of US trauma systems and centers with the capability to conduct prospective, multicenter, injury care and outcomes research of relevance to the Department of Defense (DOD). read more »

HBRN

MINT – Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion

MINT is a multicenter randomized clinical trial comparing red blood cell transfusion strategies for patients who have had a myocardial infarction and are anemic. The trial will enroll 3500 hospitalized patients diagnosed with myocardial infarction who are anemic (have blood counts less than 10 g/dL) to receive either a liberal or a restrictive transfusion strategy. read more »

PALF

PALF – Pediatric Acute Liver Failure

The Pediatric Acute Liver Failure (PALF) Study is the first multi-center, multi-national collaborative study aimed at identifying, characterizing, and developing management strategies for infants, children, and adolescents who present with acute liver failure. read more »

PTC

PTC – Pulmonary Trials Cooperative

The Pulmonary Trials Cooperative brings together research protocol leaders, clinical centers, and research participants to develop new treatments and test existing clinical management strategies. read more »

SWAN

SWAN – Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

The Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) is a multi-site longitudinal, epidemiologic study designed to examine the health of women during their middle years. The study examines the physical, biological, psychological and social changes during this transitional period. read more »

TACTIC

TACTIC – Trans-Agency Consortium for Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy

TACTIC is the Trans-Agency Consortium for Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy. It is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and is a cooperative effort among the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense (DoD), the University of Vermont, and other research centers. The TACTIC team was assembled to study coagulation in trauma patients. read more »

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