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13 Dec, 2016, 13:30 ET PCORI Board Approves $42 Million for 19 New Patient-Centered Research Projects

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved nearly $42 million to fund 19 new studies comparing...


26 Apr, 2016, 14:34 ET New PCORI Policy Supports Public Access to Published Research Findings

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced a new policy that will facilitate free and ready public access to the...


22 Mar, 2016, 16:05 ET PCORI Board Authorizes $22 Million to Compare Treatment Options for Chronic Low Back Pain

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today authorized providing up to $22 million to study ways to improve...


04 Feb, 2015, 10:30 ET PCORI Offers Up to $138 Million in Research Support through Latest Funding Announcements

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued six new funding announcements offering up to $138 million in support for...


27 Jan, 2015, 17:17 ET PCORI Board Approves New Advisory Panel and New PCORnet Demonstration Project

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved the charter for a new Advisory Panel on Communication...


08 Dec, 2014, 18:51 ET PCORI Board Approves Providing Up to $50 Million for CER on Hepatitis C

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved the development of a PCORI Funding Announcement (PFA)...


18 Aug, 2014, 10:13 ET PCORI Offers Up to $90 Million in Funding in Third Call for Large Pragmatic Studies Proposals

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued the third funding announcement under its Pragmatic Clinical Studies...


23 Dec, 2013, 17:31 ET PCORI Selects 30 Individuals, Small Groups for First "Pipeline to Proposal" Awards

Tier I awards to provide funds to build communities around common health research interest The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute...


17 Dec, 2013, 15:30 ET PCORI Awards $93.5 Million to Develop National Network to Support More Efficient Patient-Centered Research

29 awardees will refine, integrate individual networks to create overarching national network The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute...


17 Dec, 2013, 15:30 ET PCORI Approves $191 Million to Support Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research

Projects designed to identify better care options for conditions affecting millions of people The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute...


19 Nov, 2013, 13:30 ET PCORI Issues Report on Methodological Best Practices in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Report, incorporating public comment, provides context for Methodology Standards issued in 2012 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research...


23 Oct, 2013, 15:00 ET PCORI and AHRQ Partner on Request for Applications to Study Treatments for Uterine Fibroids

Seek proposals to build large patient registry, compare therapies' effectiveness, and address patients' questions and concerns  The...


19 Sep, 2013, 12:40 ET PCORI Welcomes Grayson Norquist as New Chair of Board of Governors

Statement from PCORI Executive Director Joe Selby, MD, MPH The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) today announced the appointment of...


11 Sep, 2013, 10:30 ET PCORI Awards $9 Million Contract to Harvard Group to Coordinate National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network

Consortium will help build a robust network for conducting comparative effectiveness research  The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research...


10 Sep, 2013, 14:00 ET PCORI Board Approves $114 Million for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Awards to support studies on conditions affecting millions of patients and families  The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute...


18 Jun, 2013, 14:30 ET PCORI to Invest $17 Million to Answer Long-Standing Questions About Disparities in Asthma Burden and Care

 Recognizing the persistent disparities in controlling asthma among African-American and Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States, the...


17 Jun, 2013, 17:30 ET PCORI Launches "Engagement Awards" Program to Advance Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today launched a funding initiative designed to grow a national community of...


14 Jun, 2013, 10:30 ET PCORI, NIA Agree to Partner on Developing Study of Prevention of Falls Injuries in Older Adults

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced an agreement with the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the...


03 Jun, 2013, 11:30 ET PCORI Names Winners of Patient-Researcher "Matching" Challenge

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced the winners of the PCORI Challenge, a competition to find innovative...


15 May, 2013, 11:47 ET PCORI Opens Second Year of Research Funding with $81 Million in New Round of Announcements

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today opened its second year of funding of patient-centered comparative clinical...


07 May, 2013, 09:16 ET PCORI Awards $88.6 Million in Funding for Comparative Effectiveness Research Projects

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved 51 new awards, totaling $88.6 million over three years, to fund...


29 Apr, 2013, 14:32 ET Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Names Regina Yan Chief Operating Officer

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced the appointment of Regina L. Yan as Chief Operating Officer (COO)....


24 Apr, 2013, 10:00 ET Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Names Bryan Luce Chief Science Officer

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute today announced the appointment of Bryan R. Luce, PhD, MBA, as PCORI's first Chief Science Officer...


23 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to Invest Up to $68 Million to Develop a National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network

Funding aims to improve capacity to conduct comparative effectiveness research The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)...


09 Apr, 2013, 15:07 ET Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Roundtable: Building a National Data Infrastructure to Advance Comparative Effectiveness Research

PCORI to fund development of national data networks to facilitate patient-centered CER The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute...