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The Longevity Genes in Founder Populations Project
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Extreme Longevity
We believe extreme longevity is due to specific genes which function to delay aging and prevent disease. The purpose of our research is to identify the genes/mutations associated with healthier aging; to understand the biological functions of these genes/mutations; and to develop... expand

We believe extreme longevity is due to specific genes which function to delay aging and prevent disease. The purpose of our research is to identify the genes/mutations associated with healthier aging; to understand the biological functions of these genes/mutations; and to develop therapies to replicate these preservative genetic activities in individuals who do not have the genetic profile for longevity.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jul 1998

open study

Screening for Cardiac Amyloidosis Using Nuclear Imaging for Minority Populations
Mathew Maurer Amyloid Cardiomyopathy, Transthyretin-Related
In this study, the investigators will recruit a cohort of elderly Black and Hispanic patients with heart failure to define the number of patients who have cardiac amyloidosis by utilizing highly sensitive heart imaging and blood tests. The investigators will also explore differences... expand

In this study, the investigators will recruit a cohort of elderly Black and Hispanic patients with heart failure to define the number of patients who have cardiac amyloidosis by utilizing highly sensitive heart imaging and blood tests. The investigators will also explore differences in genetics and sex as they relate to heart failure disease progression in cardiac amyloidosis.

Type: Observational

Start Date: May 2019

open study

Training Early Social Language in Autism
Boston University Charles River Campus Autism Spectrum Disorder
The aim of the study is to determine whether a targeted behavioral intervention can lead to both changes in early communication skills and in neural responses in toddlers and preschoolers with autism. expand

The aim of the study is to determine whether a targeted behavioral intervention can lead to both changes in early communication skills and in neural responses in toddlers and preschoolers with autism.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2016

open study

Photobiomodulation to Improve Cognition in TBI, With fMRI
Boston VA Research Institute, Inc. Traumatic Brain Injury Closed Head Injury Cognitive Dysfunction
The purpose of this small, research study is to examine effectiveness of an at-home application of an experimental intervention, on thinking and memory in mild-moderate, closed-head, traumatic brain injury cases. The experimental intervention is light-emitting diode (LED) therapy,... expand

The purpose of this small, research study is to examine effectiveness of an at-home application of an experimental intervention, on thinking and memory in mild-moderate, closed-head, traumatic brain injury cases. The experimental intervention is light-emitting diode (LED) therapy, which is applied to the scalp and through the nose using a head frame device. Participants are expected to complete two, 5-week series of LED treatments, at home, 3 times a week. There will be a 1-month period between the two series. Each home treatment is 20 minutes. Participants will be trained to use the head frame device, in-office. The head frame device falls within the FDA category General Wellness, low-risk devices, and no medical claims are made. A two-hour paper and pencil testing (4 visits) and a one-hour MRI (3 visits) will be administered before and after each treatment series. Participants may be in the study for about 4 months. This study is supported by Vielight, Inc., Hayward, CA/ Toronto, Canada

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2019

open study

Registry for Asthma Characterization and Recruitment 2
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Asthma
There is a need for people to take part in research studies to learn more about diseases and how to treat them. The Registry for Asthma Characterization and Recruitment 2 (RACR2) will create a database of participants with asthma and nasal allergies, or risk factors for these... expand

There is a need for people to take part in research studies to learn more about diseases and how to treat them. The Registry for Asthma Characterization and Recruitment 2 (RACR2) will create a database of participants with asthma and nasal allergies, or risk factors for these conditions, who are potentially eligible for future Inner City Asthma Consortium (ICAC) trials. The registry database will include assessments of various asthma and allergy characteristics to achieve a more efficient, selective recruitment of these participants for other protocols.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Jun 2015

open study

Improving Walking Quality and Quantity in Osteoarthritis (IWALQQ-OA)
Boston University Charles River Campus Knee Osteoarthritis
This study evaluates the feasibility of a mindful walking intervention for management of knee osteoarthritis. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive one of two interventions i.e. mindful walking intervention or a self-care intervention. expand

This study evaluates the feasibility of a mindful walking intervention for management of knee osteoarthritis. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive one of two interventions i.e. mindful walking intervention or a self-care intervention.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2019

open study

A Trial of Mepolizumab Adjunctive Therapy for the Prevention of Asthma Exacerbations in Urban Children
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Asthma
The purpose of this study is to see if treatment with a medication called Nucala® (mepolizumab), given along with standard asthma care, makes children less likely to have asthma attacks. expand

The purpose of this study is to see if treatment with a medication called Nucala® (mepolizumab), given along with standard asthma care, makes children less likely to have asthma attacks.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

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Cockroach Immunotherapy in Children and Adolescents
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Persistent Asthma
Scientific evidence has shown that, over the past two decades, the combination of cockroach allergy and cockroach exposure is one of the most important factors contributing to the dramatic increase in asthma morbidity seen in inner city children with asthma. Therefore, a major... expand

Scientific evidence has shown that, over the past two decades, the combination of cockroach allergy and cockroach exposure is one of the most important factors contributing to the dramatic increase in asthma morbidity seen in inner city children with asthma. Therefore, a major goal of the Inner City Asthma Consortium (ICAC) is to evaluate the efficacy of cockroach immunotherapy in inner city asthma. The primary objective of the study is to determine if asthma severity can be improved by cockroach subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2018

open study

Gathering Records to Evaluate Antiretroviral Treatment-Zambia (GREAT )
Boston University HIV
To achieve global goals for the treatment of HIV, most high-prevalence countries are experimenting with and scaling up differentiated service delivery models (DSD). A handful of efforts have been formally described and evaluated in the literature; many others are being implemented... expand

To achieve global goals for the treatment of HIV, most high-prevalence countries are experimenting with and scaling up differentiated service delivery models (DSD). A handful of efforts have been formally described and evaluated in the literature; many others are being implemented formally or informally under routine care, without a research or evaluation goal. For most countries, however, there is little evidence on the big picture-the proportion of clinics offering alternative models, eligibility criteria and the proportion of patients considered eligible, the number of patients actually participating, health outcomes such as viral suppression, empirical resource utilization compared to traditional care, variations among the models, duration of patient participation, fidelity to model guidelines, effects on clinic efficiency, and sustainability without external donor support. AMBIT a set of data synthesis, data collection, and data analysis activities aimed at generating information for near- and long-term decision making and creating an approach and platform for ongoing evaluation of differentiated models of HIV treatment delivery in the future. The project will collect and analyze a wide range of existing data sets pertinent to DSD. This protocol is for an analysis of existing medical record data collected by the Ministry of Health, implementing partners, and other completed, ongoing, or new evaluations, trials, and observational studies. Outcomes to be reported include coverage/uptake of DSD, patients' outcomes, and distribution of each model. There will be no study interaction with individual patients, providers, caregivers, or others for this analysis.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2019

open study

Gathering Records to Evaluate Antiretroviral Treatment-Malawi ( GREAT )
Boston University HIV
To achieve global goals for the treatment of HIV, most high-prevalence countries are experimenting with and scaling up differentiated service delivery models (DSD). A handful of efforts have been formally described and evaluated in the literature; many others are being implemented... expand

To achieve global goals for the treatment of HIV, most high-prevalence countries are experimenting with and scaling up differentiated service delivery models (DSD). A handful of efforts have been formally described and evaluated in the literature; many others are being implemented formally or informally under routine care, without a research or evaluation goal. For most countries, however, we have little evidence on the big picture-the proportion of clinics offering alternative models, eligibility criteria and the proportion of patients considered eligible, the number of patients actually participating, health outcomes such as viral suppression, empirical resource utilization compared to traditional care, variations among the models, duration of patient participation, fidelity to model guidelines, effects on clinic efficiency, and sustainability without external donor support. AMBIT is a set of data synthesis, data collection, and data analysis activities aimed at generating information for near- and long-term decision making and creating an approach and platform for ongoing evaluation of differentiated models of HIV treatment delivery in the future. The project will collect and analyze a wide range of existing data sets pertinent to DSD. This protocol is for an analysis of existing medical record data collected by the Ministry of Health, implementing partners, and other completed, ongoing, or new evaluations, trials, and observational studies. Outcomes to be reported include coverage/uptake of DSD, patients' outcomes, and distribution of each model. There will be no study interaction with individual patients, providers, caregivers, or others for this analysis.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2019

open study

Gathering Records to Evaluate Antiretroviral Treatment-South Africa
Boston University HIV
To achieve global goals for the treatment of HIV, most high-prevalence countries are experimenting with and scaling up differentiated service delivery models (DSD). A handful of efforts have been formally described and evaluated in the literature; many others are being implemented... expand

To achieve global goals for the treatment of HIV, most high-prevalence countries are experimenting with and scaling up differentiated service delivery models (DSD). A handful of efforts have been formally described and evaluated in the literature; many others are being implemented formally or informally under routine care, without a research or evaluation goal. For most countries, however, we have little evidence on the big picture-the proportion of clinics offering alternative models, eligibility criteria and the proportion of patients considered eligible, the number of patients actually participating, health outcomes such as viral suppression, empirical resource utilization compared to traditional care, variations among the models, duration of patient participation, fidelity to model guidelines, effects on clinic efficiency, and sustainability without external donor support. AMBIT a set of data synthesis, data collection, and data analysis activities aimed at generating information for near- and long-term decision making and creating an approach and platform for ongoing evaluation of differentiated models of HIV treatment delivery in the future. The project will collect and analyze a wide range of existing data sets pertinent to DSD. This protocol is for an analysis of existing medical record data collected by the Department of Health, implementing partners, and other completed, ongoing, or new evaluations, trials, and observational studies. Outcomes to be reported include coverage/uptake of DSD, patients' outcomes, and distribution of each model. There will be no study interaction with individual patients, providers, caregivers, or others for this analysis.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2019

open study

Repeated-dose Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Opioid Overdose
San Francisco Department of Public Health Opioid-Related Disorders Drug Overdose
REBOOT is a randomized trial of a repeated-dose brief intervention to reduce overdose and risk behaviors among naloxone recipients with opioid use disorder. It includes an established overdose education curriculum within an Informational-Motivation-Behavior (IMB) model. This... expand

REBOOT is a randomized trial of a repeated-dose brief intervention to reduce overdose and risk behaviors among naloxone recipients with opioid use disorder. It includes an established overdose education curriculum within an Informational-Motivation-Behavior (IMB) model. This study will test the efficacy of REBOOT vs attention-control.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2019

open study

RESPOND TO PREVENT: Stepwise Pharmacy Naloxone Study
Boston Medical Center Pharmacies Opioid Use Patient Safety
This multi-site study will test the efficacy of an intervention to train and equip pharmacists to provide naloxone, an overdose antidote, to patients using prescribed and illicit opioids, to improve opioid safety and prevent opioid-involved adverse events. The study will carry... expand

This multi-site study will test the efficacy of an intervention to train and equip pharmacists to provide naloxone, an overdose antidote, to patients using prescribed and illicit opioids, to improve opioid safety and prevent opioid-involved adverse events. The study will carry out a stepped-wedge, cluster randomized trial implemented over five waves, within two chain community pharmacies across four states with varying pharmacy-based naloxone distribution laws: Oregon, Washington, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Our specific study aims are to: 1) integrate two successful demonstration research projects into one cohesive educational program (MOON+), 2) evaluate the effectiveness of MOON + on naloxone-related outcomes, and 3) use mixed methods to further explore the impact and implementation of MOON+ and associated factors (e.g., state policy, store policy, region).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2019

open study

Beacon Sensors and Telerehabilitation for Low Vision
University of California, Los Angeles Low Vision
The successful application of magnification devices for reading and daily tasks is predicated on their correct use by individuals with low vision (LV). Barriers related to transportation, geography, and/or co-morbidities often limit LV patients' ability to attend several in-office... expand

The successful application of magnification devices for reading and daily tasks is predicated on their correct use by individuals with low vision (LV). Barriers related to transportation, geography, and/or co-morbidities often limit LV patients' ability to attend several in-office training sessions as part of low vision rehabilitation (LVR) to optimize visual function with magnification devices. A promising solution is real-time videoconferencing to provide telerehabilitation, involving remotely delivered LVR services by a LVR provider in office to a patient at home. Telerehabilitation for LV appears to be feasible and acceptable by both patients and LVR providers, yet there are no published outcomes on the potential to improve patients' visual functioning. Another key issue in LVR is the need for an effective system to continually assess how patients are functioning at home. Ideally this would involve a non-invasive, efficient method to assess when magnifier device abandonment occurs, so that a timely telerehabilitation session can be initiated. Small Bluetooth low energy beacon sensors attached to the handles of magnifiers can collect real-time data regarding minute-to-minute environmental changes, which might serve as an indicator of magnifier use by LV patients at home. Specifically, the investigators propose to assess the potential for telerehabilitation to enhance visual function by providing remotely-delivered LVR training to use magnification devices. Following one in-office training session for new magnification device(s), the investigators aim to determine if there is additional gain in visual functioning by randomizing subjects to telerehabilitation or additional in-office LVR (active control). Participants will be assessed before and after two consecutive periods: (1) one month after a single LVR training session, followed by (2) up to three LVR sessions over a three month period either via telerehabilitation in the participants' homes or LVR in-office. The investigators will determine which patient characteristics and/or magnification devices are most likely to benefit from telerehabilitation. The investigators will also determine whether data from Bluetooth beacon sensors are valid indicators of hand-held magnifier device usage by LV patients at home. The study investigators will deploy Estimote Sticker beacon sensors to subjects randomized to telerehabilitation or additional in-office LVR during the same study period. It is anticipated that beacon sensors will measure significantly increased temperature and/or motion when placed on the part of the magnification device held by LV patients while performing daily activities. Beacon sensor data will determine if it is feasible to assess when magnification devices are used, and if the frequency of magnifier use changes following telerehabilitation or in-office LVR. This work will evaluate and refine the procedures for implementing these technologies for LVR, in order to develop future randomized controlled trial protocols. The investigators envision that telerehabilitation and beacon sensors could improve LV patient outcomes by providing follow-up LVR services in a more efficient and timely manner.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2019

open study

EL CENTRO: Engaging Latinos in the Center of Cancer Treatment Options
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
The objective of this study is to improve the chemotherapy decision making process for Latinos with advanced gastrointestinal cancers. In this study Latinos who are considering 1st line chemotherapy for newly diagnosed advanced colorectal or pancreatic cancer will be randomized... expand

The objective of this study is to improve the chemotherapy decision making process for Latinos with advanced gastrointestinal cancers. In this study Latinos who are considering 1st line chemotherapy for newly diagnosed advanced colorectal or pancreatic cancer will be randomized to usual care or to usual care supplemented by a Spanish/English language multimedia chemotherapy educational intervention. Primary informal caregivers will also be invited to participate. This research study is evaluating if a new set of educational materials will improve the treatment decision-making process for Latinos with advanced gastrointestinal cancers. This research study will involve about 154 patients and 154 caregivers.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2018

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Evaluation of Scaling Up Early Childhood Development in Zambia
Boston University Early Childhood Development
In Zambia, 40% of children under five years of age are stunted and 6% are wasted. While the Zambian government has focused on child nutrition in recent years, more focus on holistically improving early child development (ECD) is needed. Through a previous randomized controlled... expand

In Zambia, 40% of children under five years of age are stunted and 6% are wasted. While the Zambian government has focused on child nutrition in recent years, more focus on holistically improving early child development (ECD) is needed. Through a previous randomized controlled trial, the investigators developed a community-based parenting intervention and demonstrated that this intervention can improve children's developmental outcomes in Zambia, including nutritional status and their early language development. During fortnightly group meetings, parents learn a diverse curriculum that includes content on: 1) cognitive stimulation and play practices; 2) child nutrition and cooking practices; and 3) self-care for good mental health. This information and learning content is delivered by supervised community volunteers using an interactive theatre-based approach. In this study, the newly established maternity waiting homes (MWHs) and affiliated Safe Motherhood Action Group leaders (SMAGs) will be used as a novel platform to launch and support community-based parenting groups, embedding this program directly into the existing health system, and making them more feasible for scale-up and sustainability. Despite the positive impact of the proposed parenting-group model in the pilot trial, this model is not currently operating in Zambia. By integrating this intervention into the existing health system, large populations of rural children exposed to high levels of adversity in the critical early years of life could be reached in a nationally scalable fashion. As part of this project, the investigators propose to implement and rigorously assess the impact of this approach in four districts of Zambia.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2019

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JoLT-Ca Sublobar Resection (SR) Versus Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SAbR) for Lung Cancer
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
To Determine if SAbR improves survival over SR in High Risk Operable Stage I NSCLC expand

To Determine if SAbR improves survival over SR in High Risk Operable Stage I NSCLC

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2015

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Evidence-Based Interventions to Enhance Outcomes Among Struggling Readers
Boston University Charles River Campus Reading Disability Anxiety
Despite decades of research on reading disabilities, little is known about improving reading in the middle grades (i.e., grades 3-6) and advancements have been hindered by the narrow focus on reading problems alone without acknowledgement of non-academic factors shown to affect... expand

Despite decades of research on reading disabilities, little is known about improving reading in the middle grades (i.e., grades 3-6) and advancements have been hindered by the narrow focus on reading problems alone without acknowledgement of non-academic factors shown to affect learning (e.g., child self-regulation). This proposal employs a highly innovative approach aimed at improving intervention outcomes through the integration of evidence-based practices for addressing reading, as well as self-regulation/socioemotional skills, difficulties known to occur in a substantial percentage of struggling readers and to negatively influence academic performance. This project represents translational research that directly informs the practice community (schools, clinicians, teachers, parents), by identifying novel instructional practices that can be aggregated to more effectively influence student outcomes and reduce disparities in academic and socioemotional domains.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

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Standard or Comprehensive Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Previously...
NSABP Foundation Inc Stage IB Breast Cancer Stage II Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies standard or comprehensive radiation therapy in treating patients with early-stage breast cancer who have undergone surgery. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x rays to kill tumor cells. It is not yet known whether comprehensive radiation... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies standard or comprehensive radiation therapy in treating patients with early-stage breast cancer who have undergone surgery. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x rays to kill tumor cells. It is not yet known whether comprehensive radiation therapy is more effective than standard radiation therapy in treating patients with breast cancer

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2013

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A Phase 3 Study With P2B001 in Subjects With Early Parkinson's
Pharma Two B Ltd. Parkinson Disease
A Phase 3, Twelve-week, Multi-Center, Multinational, Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Parallel Group Study to Determine the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of P2B001 Once Daily Compared to its Individual Components in Subjects With Early Parkinson's Disease and to a... expand

A Phase 3, Twelve-week, Multi-Center, Multinational, Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Parallel Group Study to Determine the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of P2B001 Once Daily Compared to its Individual Components in Subjects With Early Parkinson's Disease and to a Calibration Arm of Pramipexole ER.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2018

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Adolescent Master Protocol for Participants 18 Years of Age or Older - Lite
Harvard School of Public Health HIV/AIDS
This is a prospective cohort study designed to define the impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) on young adults with perinatal HIV infection as they transition to adulthood. expand

This is a prospective cohort study designed to define the impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) on young adults with perinatal HIV infection as they transition to adulthood.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2017

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Precision Event Monitoring for Patients With Heart Failure Using HeartLogic
Boston Scientific Corporation Heart Failure Defibrillators, Implantable Monitoring, Physiologic Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Cardiovascular Disease
The goal of the PREEMPT-HF study is to collect device and clinical event data to evaluate extended applications of the HeartLogic Heart Failure Diagnostic (HeartLogic) in a broad spectrum of heart failure patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator or cardiac resynchronization... expand

The goal of the PREEMPT-HF study is to collect device and clinical event data to evaluate extended applications of the HeartLogic Heart Failure Diagnostic (HeartLogic) in a broad spectrum of heart failure patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator or cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator. There are no primary safety and/or efficacy endpoints for this study. Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome with high morbidity, mortality, and economic burden. Chronic Heart Failure is persistent, gradually progressive, and punctuated by episodes of acute worsening leading to hospitalizations. Therefore, there remains an unmet clinical need to slow the progression of Heart Failure and prevent hospitalizations. HeartLogic, available in Boston Scientific cardiac resynchronization therapy devices and defibrillators, combines novel sensor parameters such as heart sounds and respiration with other measurements like thoracic impedance, heart rate, and activity into a HeartLogic Index for the early detection of worsening Heart Failure. However, there is limited data on the association of HeartLogic with the risk of Hear Failure readmissions and tachyarrhythmias, or for phenotyping the broad spectrum of Heart Failure patients.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jun 2018

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Treatment of Brain AVMs (TOBAS) Study
Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformation Ruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformation Arteriovenous Malformations AVM BAVM
The objectives of this study and registry are to offer the best management possible for patients with brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) (ruptured or unruptured) in terms of long-term outcomes, despite the presence of uncertainty. Management may include interventional therapy... expand

The objectives of this study and registry are to offer the best management possible for patients with brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) (ruptured or unruptured) in terms of long-term outcomes, despite the presence of uncertainty. Management may include interventional therapy (with endovascular procedures, neurosurgery, or radiotherapy, alone or in combination) or conservative management. The trial has been designed to test a) whether medical management or interventional therapy will reduce the risk of death or debilitating stroke (due to hemorrhage or infarction) by an absolute magnitude of about 15% (over 10 years) for unruptured AVMs (from 30% to 15%); and, b) to test if endovascular treatment can improve the safety and efficacy of surgery or radiation therapy by at least 10% (80% to 90%). As for the nested trial on the role of embolization in the treatment of Brain AVMs by other means: the pre-surgical or pre-radiosurgery embolization of cerebral AVMs can decrease the number of treatment failures from 20% to 10%. In addition,embolization of cerebral AVMs can be accomplished with an acceptable risk, defined as permanent disabling neurological complications of 8%.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2014

open study

Engaging Working Memory and Distress Tolerance to Aid Smoking Cessation
Boston University Charles River Campus Smoking Cessation
Specific Aims for this Project Are: 1. To evaluate the ability of two forms of mindfulness training, relative to a control intervention, to engage specific "triple-vulnerability" mechanistic targets that characterize low SES smokers. 1. The investigators... expand

Specific Aims for this Project Are: 1. To evaluate the ability of two forms of mindfulness training, relative to a control intervention, to engage specific "triple-vulnerability" mechanistic targets that characterize low SES smokers. 1. The investigators hypothesize that both versions of the mindfulness training will show greater target engagement than the control treatment for mechanistic targets assessed under standard smoking conditions. 2. The investigators hypothesize that the enhanced mindfulness training, Mindfulness+IE, will show greater target engagement than the other two conditions for mechanistic targets assessed during the nicotine deprivation window. 2. To show that the hypothesized differential target engagement results in differential smoking self-control as evaluated by greater time to lapse, fewer cigarettes smoked, and different smoking topography in the McKee Lapse protocol. 3. To expand and refine the list of SOBC targets by showing the specific relationship between currently identified assays and empirically-validated alternative targets, with attention to showing which of the targeted mechanisms in which contexts are most linked to clinically-relevant outcomes assessed in the McKee protocol, and which offer redundant or non-significant prediction.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2019

open study

Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Myocardial Infarction Anemia
The purpose of this study is to compare two red blood cell transfusion strategies (liberal and restrictive) for patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction and are anemic. expand

The purpose of this study is to compare two red blood cell transfusion strategies (liberal and restrictive) for patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction and are anemic.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

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