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Clinical Trials

Juneteenth Reminds us of Persisting Healthcare Inequities

This essay, ‘Juneteenth Reminds us of Persisting Healthcare Inequities’ originally ran in The Tennessean’s Juneteenth essay series, which invited Black leaders and influencers to share their thoughts on lessons learned and lessons yet to be learned. Chardae Foster, clinical trials intern at Clinical Research Associates, Inc, contributed by sharing her family’s experience with cancer and …

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How a Clinical Trial Uncovered a Piece of Musical History

Late last year, clinical investigator Dr. Michael Caldwell was speaking with a patient during a regularly scheduled visit to our clinic. The visit happened to coincide with an important anniversary for the Fisk Jubilee Singers, the famed group who earned Nashville the “Music City” moniker.  Dr. Caldwell mentioned a concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium that night, …

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Nashville Trial Looks to Find Migraine Relief for Sufferers – News Channel 5

Nashville News Channel 5 recently interviewed Clinical Research Associates, Inc. Medical Director Dr. Stephan Sharp to discuss our current clinical trials that may provide migraine relief to patients who suffer from migraines at least monthly. Read the story below and watch the video at the original link here.  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — More than 35 …

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News Channel 5: New RSV vaccine being tested in Nashville trials

News story “New RSV Vaccine Being Tested in Nashville Trials” originally ran on Nashville News Channel 5 here.  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — RSV cases are on the rise and now a concern leading into winter months. Cases are spiking to numbers that haven’t been seen since 2019. The respiratory virus typically impacts children or people …

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WSMV: Enrollment available for RSV vaccine study

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Clinical Research Associates in Nashville is enrolling adults into their RSV vaccine study. RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is something typically found in children, but it can impact older adults too. RSV causes cold-like symptoms and can lead to serious illnesses — like bronchitis or pneumonia — and sometimes death. In …

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Meharry Medical College and Clinical Research Associates Collaborating on Clinical Trial Education and Recruitment

Meharry Medical College and Clinical Research Associates are working together to raise awareness about pediatric COVID vaccine clinical trials in Nashville and recruit patients as young students return to school this month. There is currently no COVID-19 vaccine authorized for children younger than 12 years old, despite the growing need to guard against the Delta …

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Why New Cases Highlight Importance of RSV Vaccine Clinical Study

The CDC issued a warning to clinicians and caregivers on June 10 regarding an inter-seasonal increase in Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) cases in parts of the southern United States including Tennessee. What this means in plain English is that doctors are worried about RSV in the summer, a time in which respiratory diseases like these …

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