Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world in May to recognize the day that James Lind started what is often considered the first clinical trial aboard a ship on May 20, 1747.
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Also included in this month’s MedEvidence! Radio
- Why we do Clinical Trials
- Phases of Clinical Trials
- Why you may want to participate in clinical trials
MedEvidence! Radio is a monthly live broadcast from WSOS 103.9 FM / 1170 AM with Kevin Geddings from St. Augustine, Florida. Dr. Michael Koren is a practicing cardiologist and CEO at ENCORE Research Group. He has been the principal investigator of 2000+ clinical trials while being published in the most prestigious medical journals. Dr. Koren received his medical degree cum laude at Harvard Medical School and completed his residency in internal medicine with a fellowship in cardiology at New York Hospital/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center/Cornell Medical Center. On a personal note, Dr. Koren has a life-long interest in history, technology, Public Health, and music. He has written two musical plays.
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