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

Why Bilingualism Could Be Good for Your Brain

Researchers have found that bilingualism can slow down and mitigate the course of age-related changes in the human brain. The study is authored by scientists from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in Moscow, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan and Northumbria University in Newcastle.   A sample of cognitively healthy senior (60+ years of age) bilingual

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

Avillion Asthma Trial Demonstrates Significant Benefits for Asthma Patients

London, UK, 9 September 2021 – Avillion LLP, a drug development company focused on the co-development and financing of pharmaceutical candidates, has announced positive high-level results from the MANDALA and DENALI Phase III trials of a new, fixed-dose combination inhaler for those who suffer from asthma.   JoinAStudy.ca Investigators Dr. Syed Anees, Dr. Peter Dzongowski, Dr. Anil Gupta, Dr. Sam Henein and Dr. Sean

Clinical Trials Day 2021

Clinical Trials Day, celebrated every year around May 20th, is a day taken to recognize the hard work and invaluable contributions of study volunteers, clinical investigators, and research professionals to the advancement of medical care. The day was first recognized in 2005, and commemorates the day when James Lind started the first randomized clinical trial

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