GSK Announces Positive Data for its Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine Candidate for Older Adults 

JoinAStudy.ca Investigators Dr. Peter Dzongowski, Dr. Michael Jones and Dr. Sean Peterson were all recently involved in GSK trial AReSVi 006, evaluating a vaccine candidate for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Recruitment was highly successful for all three investigators, whose work has helped lead to the first RSV vaccine candidate to show statistically significant and clinically

Video Presentation by Dr. Anil Gupta – Treating COVID-19 Infection Early

JoinAStudy.ca Investigator Dr. Anil Gupta was recently asked to assist in the presentation of strategies for preventing COVID progression and transmission in the outpatient setting, including the latest therapeutic developments. This effort was supported by an educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. The presentation linked below will define the sub-populations that are most

JoinAStudy.ca Investigator Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Earlier this year, we reported on the positive findings of a Covid-19 treatment study, conducted by lead study author and JoinAStudy Investigator Dr. Anil Gupta. We are now proud to highlight that as of November 18, 2021 this research has been published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. It is among the most reputable peer-reviewed medical

Vir and GSK Break Ground in COVID-19 Treatment Study

UPDATE 28/10/2021 Dr. Gupta’s work as lead researcher on this study has been published in The New England Journal of Medicine, in an article titled Early Treatment for Covid-19 with SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibody Sotrovimab. You can find a link to the article on The Journal‘s website, here: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2107934?query=featured_home UPDATE 30/8/2021 Dr. Gupta has given two

FDA Guidelines for Conducting Clinical Trials During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States of America has recently issued a statement, updating Research Sites, Investigators, and IRBs on how best to deal with the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19. These guidelines will help ensure the safety of trial participants, compliance with good clinical practice (GCP), and minimizing risks to

Dr. Sam Henein Interviewed in Local Newspaper for his Work with Alzheimer’s Disease

Approximately 550,000 Canadians suffer from the neurodegenerative disease known as Alzheimer’s Disease, which is also the cause of 60% to 70% of cases of dementia. This disease is associated with symptoms such as memory loss, difficulty performing simple tasks, disorientation of time and space, and even sudden changes in mood or personality. It is a

Update on Health Canada and FDA Collaboration

Last summer, we reported that Health Canada and the FDA were beginning a series of meetings to discuss how Canada and the U.S. could work together to make their drug approval processes more efficient. At that time, they announced the formation of a council (it’s called the Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation Council, or RCC) to look