Research

A Matrix for Ethical Decision Making in a Pandemic

Learn more about pandemic planning and ethical decision-making during a crisis.  Read article...

Albert Starr Academic Center for Cardiac Surgery

Founded by Albert Starr, co-inventor of the artificial heart valve, the research center continues to explore the field of cardiac surgery and cardiac research.

Ethics Center Article Considers Death and Organ Donation

(Rev.) John F. Tuohey, Ph.D., authored "Redefining Death as a Way to Procure More Vital Organs: A Response," which was published in the spring 2009 issue of Health Care Ethics USA.  Read article...

Genitourinary Cancer Research

Brendan D. Curti, M.D., focuses on developing biotherapies to treat malignancies of the prostate, kidney and bladder.

Lung Cancer Research

Providence Thoracic Oncology Program emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to cancer management.  Our clinical trials program offers a broad array of innovative clinical research, including studies of new surgical techniques, radiation, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy agents, and tissue banking.  Rachel E. Sanborn, M.D., specializes in thoracic oncology and clinical research, studying new agents or combinations in the treatment of lung cancer, mesothelioma and other thoracic tumors.

Providence Heart and Vascular Clinical Research

Patients can access the latest heart and vascular therapies, which are currently available only through clinical research studies.

The Five People You Meet in a Pandemic - And What They Need from You Today.

Learn more about pandemic planning and ethical decision-making during a crisis.  Read article...

Providence Cancer Center Open Clinical Trials Listing

See a list of open research studies by cancer type.

Vascular intervention

Carotid Artery Stenting Outcomes in the Standard Risk Population for Carotid Endarterectomy 

The Experimental treatment of Bulbar Dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Purpose of study: To determine if Nuedexta exerts a palliative effect on speech, swallowing and salivation in patients with ALS. Principal...