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DCRI researchers develop new tool to generate more accurate patient care cost models January 5, 2012 The DCRI creates system to monitor patient response in hepatitis C clinical trials January 5, 2012 Heart attack patients in the U.S. more likely to be readmitted to hospital January 5, 2012 Use of drug-eluting stents declines among elderly cardiovascular patients January 6, 2012 Omega-3s not recommended for open-heart surgery patients January 6, 2012 Study authors recommend not using new anti-arrhythmia drug in high-risk cardiac patients January 9, 2012 Longer treatments of combination therapy might help children with anxiety disorders January 11, 2012 Top scientific advances in QCOR for 2011 features DCRI research January 17, 2012 Hospitals that perform more pediatric surgeries might better address post-surgical complications January 18, 2012 DCRI researchers contribute to first major trial assessing safety of alternative CAD therapy January 19, 2012 The DCRI’s Scott Palmer to oversee the Lung Repair and Regeneration Consortium January 23, 2012 Researchers develop new risk model for cardiovascular patients January 26, 2012 A heart attack within six months of catheterization lowers long-term survival rates January 26, 2012 Stanford names top clinical research leader to chair Department of Medicine January 30, 2012 Yeast infections in the urinary tract increase risk of death in premature infants January 30, 2012 Study reveals sex differences in bleeding and death rates among cardiovascular patients January 30, 2012 DCRI Director Bob Harrington accepts position at Stanford University January 31, 2012 Drug-coated stents help lower hospital readmissions for elderly patients with heart disease February 3, 2012 The DCRI’s Emmanuel “Chip” Walter, MD, is one of the Adolescent Vaccine Project grant recipients February 7, 2012 DCRI-led study is the first to find improvement in ICD use February 9, 2012 Researchers at the DCRI publish first national study of PCI in patients with unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis February 16, 2012 Smaller hospitals less likely to comply with federal guidelines for treatment of cardiovascular patients February 17, 2012 The DCRI’s Dr. Kramer, executive director of the CTTI, outlines the impediments to clinical research February 20, 2012 Mahaffey and Harrington revisit studies of cangrelor use in cardiovascular patients February 20, 2012 Potassium may affect diabetes risk, according to new study February 23, 2012 Heart attack patients with an LBBB are less likely to receive evidence-based care February 23, 2012 DCRI researchers involved in developing new risk model for CABG March 1, 2012 Study finds no link between cardiac device and blood clots March 1, 2012 Research by DCRI investigators honored by the American Heart Association’s Council on Clinical Cardiology March 2, 2012 Cardiovascular research on women lacking, say DCRI investigators March 14, 2012 Patients who receive noninvasive cardiac tests unlikely to experience heart problems later, say DCRI researchers March 20, 2012 Eric D. Peterson appointed Director of the DCRI March 23, 2012 Institute of Medicine Report: “Evolution of Translational Omics: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward” March 23, 2012 BRIDGE-ACS finds intervention program increases use of evidence-based therapies March 25, 2012 High-risk PCI patients don’t impact hospitals’ risk-adjusted mortality ratings March 25, 2012 Long-term survival rates after heart attacks similar for patients with and without cardiogenic shock March 25, 2012 PAD-related amputations declining but more likely on the East Coast March 25, 2012 Warfarin reduces mortality for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation March 26, 2012 Women have worse initial outcomes from stenting but similar long-term risks compared with men March 26, 2012 ST2 helps predict heart failure risk and identify patients likely to benefit from exercise March 26, 2012 Disparities in treatment PAD with evidence-based therapies may be largely explained by practices and clinics where patients receive care March 26, 2012 ASCERT researchers compare survival rates of two revascularization strategies March 27, 2012 The DCRI and medical societies issue new guidelines for the safe use of radiation therapy March 28, 2012 Women more likely to suffer heart failure after heart attacks March 29, 2012 DCRI researchers assess the validity of Get With the Guidelines—Stroke database March 30, 2012 DCRI investigators work to improve clinical trials database April 2, 2012 O’Connor selected as editor-in-chief of new journal April 3, 2012 DCRI helps Duke climb to top of research rankings April 4, 2012 Researcher recognizes notable clinical research informatics articles by Duke authors April 5, 2012 STICH named as one of the key research findings for 2011 April 5, 2012
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