Staff Member Spotlight: Breanna Grijalva, PRI

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This interview is the second part in an ongoing series featuring our amazing clinical staff members — sharing with you the work they do for Wake Research’s site network, and why they chose a career in clinical research.   Breanna Grijalva, Patient Recruiter, Pharmacology Research Institute What is your role at Wake Research? I am a patient recruiter. My job … Read More

Clinical Trials: Diverse Groups Of Participants Are Needed Now More Than Ever

Why Clinical Trials are Safe Prior to new medicines being mass-produced and available to doctors to prescribe, clinical trials must be conducted in order to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of that medicine. Data from these clinical trials are required as a condition of approval by regulatory authorities such as the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Clinical Trials in … Read More

Staff Member Spotlight: Barbara Wheeler, Wake Research Raleigh

This interview is the first part in an ongoing series featuring our amazing clinical staff members — sharing with you the work they do for Wake Research’s site network, and why they chose a career in clinical research.  Barbara (BJ) Wheeler, Senior Clinical Coordinator, Wake Research What is your role at Wake Research? I am a senior Clinical Coordinator at … Read More

Wake Research Begins Recruiting Healthy Adults for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

Raleigh, NC; August 7, 2020 – Wake Research announced today it has begun recruiting healthy adults for a Phase 3 clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of mRNA-1273, a vaccine candidate against COVID-19. Sponsored by Moderna, the COVE Study is recruiting healthy volunteers ages 18 or older in high-risk populations, including the elderly, racial and ethnic minorities … Read More

Dr. Grach Featured In Triangle Business Journal

The CEO of Wake Research, Dr. Ella Grach, was interviewed by Triangle Business Journal. You can read the full interview here. A Triangle-based clinical organization plans to begin administering a Covid-19 vaccine candidate to patients in Raleigh in early July as part of clinical trials associated with the drug. For information on COVID-19 clinical trials please visit our COVID studies … Read More

Wake Research and EmergeOrtho Teaming Up For Back Pain Studies

Back pain is an extremely common affliction, touching many people every day. It affects mostly adults, but back pain can occur at any age. Orthopedic research studies have found that 10 to 15 percent of adults will experience prevalent back pain in their lives,[1] and across the world, back pain is the number one cause of disability, causing adults to … Read More

Wake Research To Provide COVID-19 Clinical Trials Nationwide

Wake research provides investigational health services to COVID patients nationwide via the newest clinical research trials Seven Sites Now Enrolling for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials, Testing, Inpatient and Outpatient COVID Treatment Studies (Raleigh, NC) June 10, 2020– Wake Research, a national leader in clinical research and one of the largest Phase I-IV clinical trial service companies in North America, announces the … Read More

Vaccine Awareness: What You Need To Know

Vaccines: Importance and Frequently Asked Questions Right now, there is a large focus on the urgent need to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that currently has no approved treatment or immunization. This has brought an awareness to vaccine research and development, and just how important it is more than ever. There is a … Read More

Patient Testimonial: Parkinson’s Disease Clinical Research

‘The first step in finding the avenue for a cure’ In 2018, Veronica Arevalo was experiencing neurological symptoms and didn’t know what could be wrong. Her boyfriend took her to the hospital where she received a neurological exam. There, at age 48, Veronica was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, the disease her dad had been diagnosed with just 14 years earlier. … Read More