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Evaluating Wound Cleansing Options for Patients

Researchers from the Firefighters’ Burn and Surgical Research Laboratory at MedStar Washington Hospital Center evaluated Read More »

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MedStar Health Researchers Awarded Grants from the Charles and Mary Latham Fund

  Hyattsville, MD (January 29, 2018)—Investigators from the MedStar Health Research Institute were awarded grant Read More »

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MedStar Researchers Making an Impact on Patient Outcomes Through Associate Support

Two years ago, MedStar Health Research Institute chose to plan for the future of research Read More »

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Collaborative Research Investigates Use of Wearable Sensors in Contact Sports

  A collaborative investigation was undertaken to test the accuracy of wearable sensors during contact Read More »

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2017 PCORI Annual Meeting: Delivering Results, Informing Choices—Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2017

2017 PCORI Annual Meeting: Delivering Results, Informing Choices—Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2017

Mark your calendars for the third annual Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) meeting.  Hear about Read More »

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Research Published on Outcomes of HIV-Positive Pregnancies

Researchers from MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI), MedStar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) and National Institute Read More »

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Reviewing the Results of Interventions in the Longest Running Diabetes Prevention Study

To mark the sixtieth anniversary of the first clinical use of metformin for diabetes treatment, Read More »

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Palmer Foundation Funds MedStar to Study Effects of Massage Therapy on Pain for Palliative Care Patients

Palmer Foundation Funds MedStar to Study Effects of Massage Therapy on Pain for Palliative Care Patients

MedStar Health Research Institute and MedStar Washington Hospital Center, in partnership with Healwell, are the recipients of a Palmer Foundation grant to study and compare effective dosages of massage therapy on pain and distress relief for hospitalized palliative care patients.

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MedStar Health Research Institute Awards Funding to Six Investigators

The MedStar Health Research Institute recently awarded five MedStar Health investigators funding for their medical research projects. These awards are through the New Investigator—Associate Giving Grant Fund and the MedStar Diabetes Research Grant.

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Woman looking at poster of “Follow the Blue Feet: Nurse Implemented Post-operative MOBILITY Program” at the 2017 MedStar Health Research Symposium

Nursing Mobility Poster Recognized as Most Outstanding at Research Symposium

Kathryn Curtin, RN, BSN, and Shannon Walters, RN, BSN, from MedStar Washington Hospital Center presented Read More »

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