Dr. Kowdley Makes Significant Contributions to Pivotal Research Program for Ipsen’s Iqirvo for Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Kris Kowdley, MD, contributed significantly to the clinical research program that led to accelerated FDA approval of Ipsen’s Iqirvo, a first-in-class treatment for primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), a rare liver disease. As a primary investigator for the Phase 3 ELATIVE trial, Dr. Kowdley’s site enrolled the first patient in the study, and he was the … Read more

Velocity Partners with Luminis Health, Moves into Oncology in the U.S.

Velocity Clinical Research, the leading multi-specialty clinical sites business, and Luminis Health, a nonprofit health system providing care for 1.8 million people, today announce their partnership to conduct clinical research within the health group’s organization, connecting more patients with community-based research programs. The partnership will involve Velocity taking over operation of the hospital’s existing clinical … Read more

How Does Site Location Impact Patient Diversity in Clinical Trials?

Velocity recently asked some key employees to come together and discuss a wide array of issues impacting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in clinical trials. Velocity’s ongoing goals are to share best practices, identify and address shortcomings, and bring as many perspectives and viewpoints to the table as possible to advance clinical trial science and … Read more

Doctor Finds ‘Energizing’ Second Career as PI

It’s easy to hear the enthusiasm for clinical trials when William Cromwell, MD, FAHA, FNLA, Principal Investigator and a leader of the Velocity Cardiometabolic CARE Council, discusses their importance to patients yesterday, today, and tomorrow.  Dr. Cromwell is board-certified in Family Medicine and Clinical Lipidology with over 20 years of clinical research experience.  As he … Read more

Julio Rosenstock, MD, FACE, Lead Author Published in OUP Endocrine Reviews Article

Julio Rosenstock, MD, FACE, is the lead author of an article published today in the Oxford University Press’ Endocrine Reviews Journal. Reviewing data from Phase 2 clinical trials for basal insulins icodec and efsitora, as well as the Phase 3 icodec program, the article indicates that once-weekly insulins provide comparable glycemic control to once-daily analogues, with a … Read more

Velocity Supported Clinical Trials That Led to 12 Product Approvals in 2023

Velocity has made an incredible impact over the past year! Our sites conducted clinical trials that supported 12 U.S. product approvals in 2023, contributing to the betterment of global health. To date, Velocity has contributed to research programs for over 50 product approvals. From pioneering vaccines to cutting-edge drugs, Velocity’s team worldwide has worked diligently … Read more

Velocity Aggressively Expands MASH/MASLD Capabilities with Latest Site Acquisitions

Velocity Expands MASH/MASLD Capabilities With New Sites in Seattle, WA, and Waco, TX

Velocity Clinical Research, the leading multi-specialty clinical sites business, announced it has acquired Impact Research Institute (Waco, TX) and the clinical trials unit of Liver Institute Northwest (Seattle, WA), aggressively expanding its capabilities in liver disease research, including MASH (metabolic dysfunction-associated steatohepatitis) and MASLD (metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease). According to the NASH education program, … Read more

Six Velocity Principal Investigators Co-Author Article Published in Nature Medicine

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Six Velocity Principal Investigators coauthored an article recently published in Nature Medicine. The article covers the results of a Phase 2/3 trial of the Omicron BA.4/BA.5-containing bivalent mRNA-1273.222 vaccine with the ancestral Wuhan-Hu-1 mRNA-1273 as booster doses. Beyond yielding promising results, the trial has set the groundwork for swiftly addressing circulating variants as SARS-CoV-2 continues … Read more

‘New Era’ for Alzheimer’s Treatments Spur Researcher Optimism

‘New Era’ for Alzheimer’s Treatments Spur Researcher Optimism

After battling on the frontline for many years against an aggressive and elusive opponent, Michael Hemphill, MD and the Velocity team in Savannah, GA, believe we’ve entered an exciting “new era” in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Velocity conducts clinical trials related to disorders of the nervous system in Savannah as an embedded research … Read more

Velocity Syracuse Team Advances Important Alzheimer’s Trials 

Velocity Syracuse Team Advances Important Alzheimer’s Trials

Alzheimer’s is currently ranked as the seventh leading cause of death in the United States and is the most common cause of dementia among older adults.  Alzheimer’s disease, a cruel and pernicious affliction, is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory, thinking skills, and eventually, the ability to carry out even the most simple and … Read more