A new clinical trial conducted at University of Kentucky and University of Alabama at Birmingham argues against the hypothesis that the diabetes drug metformin could help exercising seniors gain more muscle mass.
The five-year, $3.2 million project called Communities Helping the Hearing of Infants by Reaching Parents, or CHHIRP, aims to improve the process of timely access to diagnostic tests by pairing families with patient navigators.
Evangelia Kalaitzoglou, MD, an assistant professor of pediatrics and KL2 Scholar at University of Kentucky (UK), spent two days in Indiana as part of the Spring 2019 KL2 Visiting Scholar Exchange between Indiana CTSI and UK CTSA.
The program trains undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds how to conduct health equity research. Participants develop and implement a project in their home communities and are compensated for their work.