• PCORI Awards R&E Funds for Anticoagulant Medication Research

    A research team at the Department of Research & Evaluation — working with the University of California, San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente’s Division of Research in Northern California — has been approved for a $3.5 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to compare the effectiveness of warfarin with new oral anticoagulants for ...
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  • PCORI awards R&E funds for MS research

    A research team at the Department of Research & Evaluation, working with the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, has been approved for an $8.5 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to compare the safety and effectiveness of rituximab to other multiple sclerosis medications. The co-principal investigators will be Annette Langer-Gould, MD, PhD, MS, of ...
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  • New Grant Awarded to Compare Bariatric Surgery Operations

    With a Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Kaiser Permanente Southern California researchers will compare how the 2 leading bariatric surgical procedures can benefit people who are severely obese. Bariatric surgery is currently the most effective treatment strategy for weight loss in the severely obese. Long-term data on the ‘gold ...
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