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Clinical Trials at Drexel Medicine

Drexel University College of Medicine's clinical research program seeks to improve patient care through innovative approaches and new findings. By evaluating medicines, therapies and diagnostic tools, clinical research drives discoveries in health promotion and disease prevention to improve health.

Research Solutions Committee for Clinical Research

The Office of the Vice Dean for Research is launching a Research Solutions Committee. The goal is to give clinical researchers an opportunity to address concerns and issues with their clinical research projects. Learn more.

Open Clinical Trials

Cardiology/Heart Failure

  • Serenade: The clinical research trial AC-055G202, called "SERENADE" is a clinical trial to study whether or not macitentan, a drug under investigation, is a potential treatment for a specific type of heart failure. Learn more.
  • HEART-FID: Iron therapy to treat heart failure with iron deficiency. Learn more.
  • VIVID Research Study: Educational videos to address racial disparities in implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy via innovative designs. Learn more.

Dementia, Memory Disorders and Alzheimer's Disease

  • GRADUATE Study: Efficacy and Safety Study of Gantenerumab in Participants with Early Alzheimer's Disease: This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of gantenerumab versus placebo in participants with early (prodromal to mild) AD. Learn more.
  • A4 Study: Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's Disease Learn more.
  • The LEARN Study: Longitudinal Evaluation of Amyloid Risk and Neurodegeneration Learn more.

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Movement Disorders/Parkinson's Disease

  • RESTORE: A Clinical Study of Patients With Symptomatic Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension to Assess Sustained Effects of Droxidopa Therapy Learn more.
  • INSYTE: Management of Parkinson's Disease Psychosis in Actual Practice Learn more.

Multiple Sclerosis



Blood Pressure

Pulmonary/Lung/Sleep Medicine

  • Epidemiology of Asthma: Clinical studies include the epidemiology of asthma, particularly in Philadelphia's high-risk urban population, emergency care of asthma patients, and the natural history of asthma treatments and outcomes. Learn more.



What are clinical trials?

Clinical trials are research studies involving human participants that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug or other treatment. They are performed with people who have volunteered to help answer a specific health question. For example, a clinical trial might determine whether a certain drug or treatment prevents a certain disease or condition. Learn more.

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