• LumiThera receives NEI grant in support of clinical trial

    20 days ago - By Healio

    LumiThera Inc. is the recipient of a $1.5 million grant from the National Eye Institute in support of a clinical trial investigating a new treatment for diabetes-related ocular pathology, according to a press release.
    The grant supports the photobiomodulation reduction in macular edema, or PRIME, trial. The trial is a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial investigating the effects of the Valeda light delivery system in patients with diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema. The trial is subject to FDA investigational device exemption approval.
    "We will be evaluating if PBM can
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  • Women comprise of 10.1% of CV clinical trial leadership

    20 days ago - By Healio

    Sex disparities continue in CV scientific leadership, as women are not often present in leadership roles of CV clinical trials published in major journals, researchers found.
    “We've always known it, but have a format in which people can all see ,” Leslie Cho, MD, director of the Women's Cardiovascular Center and section head of preventive cardiology and rehabilitation in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, told Healio. “The time for that movement is really important and really critical.
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