RCA Trials Blog

RCA January 2021 Newsletter

Research Centers of America Expedite Broad Study on Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Powerful data on safety and efficacy published in New England Journal of Medicine

Research Centers of America (“RCA”), a CenExel Center of Excellence, joined nearly 100 other clinical research facilities across the United States to test the safety and efficacy of Moderna’s mRNA-1273 vaccine against COVID-19. The published results in The New England Journal of Medicine showcased that the trial enrolled 30,420 volunteers and found an overall vaccine efficacy rate of 94.1%. Although moderate, short-lived reactogenicity occurred more often in the mRNA-1273 group, these reactions are typical for vaccinations. [...]

RCA Fall 2020 Newsletter

Research Centers of America (RCA), Broward County’s largest independent research site, is currently conducting COVID-19 vaccine trials, implemented under Operation Warp Speed (OWS). RCA is recruiting volunteers to participate in these clinical trials, working with the Federal Government and many major Pharmaceutical Companies, which developed a vaccine to potentially prevent COVID-19. 

Dr. Howard Schwartz, Chief Medical Officer at Research Centers of America, met with several news media channels and was also part of a roundtable discussion with Vice President Mike Pence, school leaders and members of the Miller School of Medicine, along with several other researchers working to end the [...]

5 Benefits of Participating in a Clinical Trial

“Saying yes changes lives.” “Be Involved.” “Do You Have Type-2 Diabetes?”

Over the course of your life, you’ve probably seen all kinds of advertisements asking for your participation in clinical trials. If you’re like most people, you likely didn’t pay them much attention. So now that you’re actually considering being part of a clinical trial, the obvious question keeps popping into your head: “What’s in it for me?”

Fair enough. After all, if you’re going to devote your time and energy to a clinical trial, you should know what you’re going to get out of it and what the point [...]