How Stress Affects Your Health

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Self-preservation is hard-coded into our bodies and reveals itself in various ways. Your stress response is a series of changes triggered by the brain that prepare your body to face a real or perceived threat. While the body was made to handle these short-term boosts, chronic or long-term stress can have lasting effects on your health. Fight or Flight Stress … Read More

Why You Should Volunteer in a Trial

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Giving back in a meaningful way as an individual is a great way to help others and strengthen your community. Volunteering also comes with life-changing personal benefits not everyone knows about. Do you want to help others in the New Year? Keep reading to learn why you should consider volunteering in a clinical trial! Volunteers and Clinical Trials When most … Read More

Carolina Institute for Clinical Research Begins Recruiting Healthy Adults for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

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Fayetteville, NC; August 10, 2020 – Carolina Institute for Clinical Research announced today it has begun recruiting healthy adults for a Phase 3 clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of mRNA-1273, a vaccine candidate against COVID-19. Sponsored by Moderna, the COVE Study is recruiting healthy volunteers ages 18 or older in high-risk populations, including the elderly, racial … Read More

CICR Now Enrolling For COVID-19 Clinical Trials, Testing, Vaccine, and Treatment

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Wake research provides investigational health services to COVID patients nationwide via the newest clinical research trials Update 8/26/2021. Carolina Institute For Clinical Research may not be enrolling for clinical trials at this time. However, our partner site Wake Research in Raleigh is. You can reach them at 919-781-2514 Seven Sites Now Enrolling for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials, Testing, Inpatient and Outpatient … Read More

Our Staff Discusses COVID-19 Crisis on WPTF Podcast

Aubrey Farray is the Phase I clinical manager for Wake Research, the headquarters of the site network CICR belongs to. He recently spoke with hosts Jason Kong (WPTF) and Nicole Clagett (Transitions GuidingLights) of WPTF’s Aging Well podcast on clinical trials in the COVID-19 crisis.  In the interview, he details the process of clinical trials, explaining what participating in a clinical … Read More

Vaccine Awareness: What You Need To Know

Vaccines: Importance and Frequently Asked Questions Right now, there is a large focus on the urgent need to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that currently has no approved treatment or immunization. This has brought an awareness to vaccine research and development, and just how important it is more than ever. There is a … Read More