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Welcome

Welcome to the Center for Therapeutic Effectiveness Research (CTER). The mission of CTER is to improve the effectiveness of existing therapeutics (including medications, devices, vaccines, and care plans) through clinical research.

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Become a member of CTER!

We welcome applications for membership as a core faculty, trainee, or adjunct faculty.

Criteria for membership includes participation in CTER activities (e.g., working groups, brainstorming sessions, seminars, retreats) and the following:

Core Faculty: Standing or Associated Faculty of the University of Pennsylvania with research interests aligned with the objectives of CTER.

Trainee: Postdoctoral (Ph.D. or M.D.) trainees interested in participating in faculty-led CTER research projects or embarking upon their own mentored research.

Adjunct Faculty: Faculty of other universities or employees of non-academic organizations (e.g., non-profit, industry) who engage in collaborative work with CTER.

 

CTER Pilot Study Funds Awarded

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the first round of CTER pilot study funding. From many excellent submissions, the review committee selected the following six projects for one-year funding:

Integrating Depression Services into Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Management; Dr. Hillary Bogner, Epidemiology and Biostatistics/Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine

A Trial of Telemedical Implementation of Early Goal Directed Therapy for Cases of Severe Sepsis; Dr. Brendan Carr, Epidemiology and Biostatistics/Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

The Patient-Centered Transition Project; Dr. Shreya Kangovi, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Improving Treatment Access to Pregnant Women with Depression; Dr. Deborah Kim, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine

Remote Observed Dosing to Increase Suboxone Compliance (RODISC); Dr. Jennifer Plebani, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine

Pilot Study of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy by Technology to Reduce Stress in Family Caregivers of Heart Failure Patients; Dr. Barbara Riegel, School of Nursing