Clinical Trials

Dr, Betsy Corwin

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PITitle Purpose Eligibility Contact Info 
Gary, RebeccaEXerCISE to Improve CogniTive Outcomes in Heart Failure (EXCITE-HF)This study will compare whether a combined exercise and cognitive retraining computerized program, exercise alone or a stretching and flexibility routine improves memory, attention and concentration in persons with stable heart failure.
  • Must be diagnosed with stable HF
  • be able to undergo a treadmill test
  • not currently exercising more than 3 times per week for 30 minutes
  • have a home computer with internet access.
Dr. Rebecca Gary
404.480.0892
Kelly, UrsulaYoga for Female Veterans with PTSD and MST The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of evaluating the effectiveness of standard PTSD psychotherapy treatments versus trauma-sensitive yoga for female Veterans who have PTSD and experienced military sexual trauma
  • Female Veterans seeking treatment in the Atlanta VAMC Trauma Recovery Program for PTSD related to military sexual trauma.
Sharon “Ashley” McCullough 
404.321.6111 x7026 
sharon.mccullough
@va.gov
Xiao, Canhua Fatigue in Patients with Head and Neck CancerThis study is to understand fatigue in patients with head and neck cancer receiving radiotherapy, and the findings from this study will provide information for the management of fatigue and ultimately improve the quality of life for head and neck cancer patients receiving radiotherapy. 
  • Have the diagnosis of head and neck cancer
  • have no distant metastasis
  • have good functional status
  • are ≥ 21 years of age
  • have adequate bone marrow and kidney function
  • have no symptomatic coronary artery disease
  • have previous invasive malignancies but remaining disease free for > 3 years
  • are going to receive radiotherapy at Emory clinic. 
  • Patients with major psychiatric disorders or who cannot understand English may not be eligible.  The patients may not be eligible if they have chronic medical conditions involving the immune system (e.g., HIV, hepatitis B or C) or regular use of immunosuppressive medications (such as glucocorticoids, methotrexate). 
Canhua Xiao
cxiao2@emory.edu
404.712.9823