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Sep 15, 2014, 18:16 ET

PCORI Board Approves Draft Proposal for Peer Review and Release of Primary Research Findings

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved for public comment PCORI's proposed process for...

Aug 18, 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...

Jul 29, 2014, 14:00 ET

PCORI Board Approves $54.8 Million in Funding for Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research Projects

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $54.8 million in funding to support 33 new...

Jul 22, 2014, 11:03 ET

PCORI Engagement Awards Program Offers New Meetings Funding Support

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today launched a new funding opportunity through the Eugene Washington PCORI...

Jun 04, 2014, 14:00 ET

PCORI and NIH Announce Major Study of Patient-Centered Approach to Preventing Fall-Related Injuries in Older Adults

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today...

May 19, 2014, 10:47 ET

PCORI Offers $90 Million in Second Call for Large Pragmatic Study Proposals

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) issued a funding announcement today offering up to $90 million to support up to nine large...

Mar 25, 2014, 14:28 ET

PCORI Appoints First Members of New Advisory Panel on Rare Disease

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 13 people as members of PCORI's new Advisory Panel...

Mar 25, 2014, 14:26 ET

PCORI Announces Inaugural Members of Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today appointed 10 people as members of PCORI's new Advisory Panel on...

Mar 18, 2014, 10:30 ET

PCORI Names Jean Slutsky Chief Engagement and Dissemination Officer

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced today the appointment of Jean Slutsky, PA, MSPH, as Chief Engagement and...

Feb 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

PCORI Announces $15.5 Million for Engagement Awards Program

 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today launched the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program, a $15.5 million...

Feb 05, 2014, 11:30 ET

PCORI Offers $206 Million in Research Support through Latest Funding Announcements

Opportunities Are Part of Major Funding Push Totaling $1 Billion Over Next Two Years The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)...

Dec 23, 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...

Dec 17, 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...

Dec 17, 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...

Nov 19, 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...

Oct 23, 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...

Sep 19, 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...

Sep 11, 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...

Sep 10, 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...

Jun 18, 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...