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Meet The Team

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Meet The Team | 0 comments

Charles Birbara, M.D. Mary Coughlin, R.N. Andrew Philip Gara, M.D.   Nassif F. Maalouli, M.D. Sheela M. Kumar, M.D. Christine Merlin   Angela Fleming C.M.A.                     Learn about the Advanced Care Clinical...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trial

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in Enrolling, Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trials | 0 comments

Status: Enrolling Principal Investigator: Charles Birbara, M.D. Dr. Charles Birbara is a practicing rheumatologist in Worcester, MA. He is a graduate of Harvard College and received his medical degree from McGill University and completed his rheumatology fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Birbara has been involved in clinical research trials since 1975 and has been the Medical Director of Advanced Clinical Care since 1989. Dr. Birbara has served as Principal Investigator for over 500 clinical research protocols, the majority of which have been in the areas of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and pain. Dr. Birbara has authored or co-authored numerous manuscripts published peer reviewed journals. He is a fellow member of the American College of Rheumatology. Study Description: We are currently recruiting patients for a study testing the safety and efficacy of new treatment options for people with rheumatoid arthritis. Additionally, we have two upcoming studies focused on an injectable treatment option that is currently available by infusion only....

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