Dr. Grach Featured In Triangle Business Journal

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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

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

Wake Research Discusses COVID-19 Crisis on WPTF Podcast

COVID-19 Clinical trials

Aubrey Farray is the Phase I clinical manager for Wake Research. He recently spoke with hosts Jason Kong (WPTF) and Nicole Clagett (Transitions GuidingLights) of WPTF’s Aging Well podcast on clinical trials in the COVID-19 crisis.  In the interview, he details the process of clinical trials, explaining what participating in a clinical trial entails for those who have questions, and discusses … Read More

Wake Research Response To COVID-19

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Dear Study Participants/Study Volunteers: The safety of our clinical trial volunteers and employees is Wake Research’s top priority. We have been actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread, and have added supplemental measures based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). In order to maintain a safe environment for our volunteers, employees, and partners, our … Read More

Understanding the Importance of Clinical Trials

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What are clinical trials? Clinical trials are the most important part of all medical advancements and research. They are designed to test and study the safety and effectiveness of investigational medications and treatments. Clinical trials study different things – some trials look at new treatments for chronic diseases and conditions (like a medical device or a drug), while some trials … Read More