In a study co-authored by a group of researchers including PERF’s Richard Casaburi, Ph.D., M.D., and Janos Porszasz, Ph.D., M.D., and funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), it was found that patient involvement in the design of clinical trials improved the degree to which the needs and concerns of both patients and their caregivers were satisfied. In the study, patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease we
Investigators at LA BioMed are pleased to be involved with the PELICAN Study – a research program designed to help improve the benefits of oxygen use among patients with COPD. The study is being conducted by the University of Illinois, Chicago, and is part of larger program called PCORI, (the Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute), which funds studies whose designs are influenced by patient input. LA BioMed investigators, who are members