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.
Brendan D. Curti, M.D., focuses on developing biotherapies to treat malignancies of the prostate, kidney and bladder.
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.
See a list of open research studies by cancer type.
Patients can access the latest heart and vascular therapies, which are currently available only through clinical research studies.
Purpose of study: To determine if Nuedexta exerts a palliative effect on speech, swallowing and salivation in patients with ALS.