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

Our Staff Discusses COVID-19 Crisis on WPTF Podcast

Aubrey Farray is the Phase I clinical manager at Wake Research in Raleigh, N.C., the headquarters of the site network Mount Vernon Clinical Research 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 … Read More

Happy Holidays from Mount Vernon

From the team at Mount Vernon Clinical Research (MVCR), we’d like to say thanks to our volunteers for making clinical research possible. Your participation helps lead to breakthroughs in medical treatments and life changing care for patients all around the world.

September 2018 Newsletter

Mount Vernon Clinical Research would like to keep you up to date. Our monthly newsletter details new studies and events happening at our site. Our website has several resources to learn more about the clinical trials process. We encourage you to read and share these links with friends and family who may be interested. Volunteer Referral Program Suggest a friend … Read More

Women’s Health Open House

Women’s Health Open House When: Thursday, July 26th From: 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Ultrasound Women’s Health Screening  Mount Vernon Clinical Research will host a Women’s Health Screening and ultrasound open house for women age 18-51. Ultrasound technicians will be available to scan women’s abdomens to check for abnormalities. These abnormalities can be an indication of medical conditions like uterine fibroids. The … Read More

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years in women.  Also called fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas, uterine fibroids are not associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into cancer. As many as 3 out of 4 women have uterine fibroids sometime during their lives, but most are unaware of … Read More

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common health problem that effects women. It happens when the lining of the uterus grows outside of itself. According to WebMD, the most common sites for endometriosis to be found are the “ovaries or fallopian tubes, the outer wall of the uterus, the intestines, or other organs in the belly.” However, endometriosis can also appear on the vagina, … Read More

Investigational Flu Drug Research

MV Clinical Research Studying Investigational Flu Drug Understanding Influenza Influenza (commonly known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by an influenza virus. The virus attacks the body by way of the upper and/or lower respiratory tract. Symptoms typically begin about two days after contact with the virus and on average last less than a week. According to … Read More

Understanding Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Eczema Clinical Trial Involves Two Study-related Creams What is Eczema? Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a common skin condition that causes dry, red, itchy, flaky skin. These symptoms will often lead to infection causing small blisters to form that may ooze or crust over. The severity of eczema depends upon how large an area of the skin is affected.  The more common … Read More

Uterine Fibroids Study

Uterine Fibroids Study at Mount Vernon Clinical Research What are uterine fibroids? Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years in women. Also called fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas, uterine fibroids are not associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into cancer. As many as 3 out of 4 women have uterine … Read More