Current and New Studies

These studies are proposed to begin or are already enrolling subjects in the Western Pennsylvania area.  Follow the links to find out more.

ACCESS Trial

Please share your opinions about whether researchers should conduct trial. Ischemic heart disease (blocked arteries in the heart) is the underlying cause in many patients who suffer cardiac arrest.  (Cardiac arrest is a situation where the...


Inhaled Nitric Oxide after Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest is a condition where the heart stops beating, and which leads to death unless treated immediately. Up to 90% of the people with cardiac arrest die. We are studying the best way to treat patients with cardiac arrest.   ...


Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT)

Status  Epilepticus  (SE)  is  a  life-­ÔÇÉthreatening  condition  in  which  the  brain  is  in  a  state  of  persistent  seizure.  SE  is  ...


Study of Tranexamic Acid during Air and ground Medical Prehospital transport (STAAMP) trial

Although advances in the care of the severely injured patient have occurred over the last decade, the most acute threat to severely injured patient's is uncontrolled hemorrhage (bleeding). This bleeding results in significant early death and the...