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HHRI News & Press Releases

Healthy Aging Through the Senior Years Study (HATS)

June 14, 2023

Home » Protected: Healthy Aging Through the Senior Years Study (HATS)   Now enrolling in a new observational study for African Americans age 55+ Healthy Aging Through the Senior Years Study (HATS)  HATS is an opportunity for older African Americans in the Twin Cities to participate in a five-year study…

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Hennepin Healthcare System is one of AARP 2021 Quality Measure Innovation Grant Award Winners

November 12, 2021

Hennepin Healthcare System was one of the two organizations to win the 2021 AARP Quality Measures Innovation Grant. The announcement was made virtually at the Gerontological Society of America’s 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting. Hennepin Healthcare System received a $150,000 grant to develop innovative health quality measures to enhance patient care…

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ASPREE-XT (eXTension) study receives $42.3 million to determine longer-term effects of aspirin on health

July 31, 2019

The ASPREE-XT (eXTension)* study was recently awarded $42.3 million in funding from the National Institute On Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The five-year grant enables researchers to study if there are possible long-term health benefits of being on low-dose aspirin. ASPREE-XT is led by the Berman Center…

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Berman Center for Outcomes & Clinical Research

July 2, 2019

Home » Berman Center for Outcomes & Clinical Research Better Care through Better Research Since its inception in 1965, the Berman Center for Outcomes & Clinical Research has been a leader in cardiovascular research and a clinical site for over 100 trials areas such as heart and kidney disease diabetes…

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ASPREE study – A Game Changer in Healthcare

May 1, 2019

The New England Journal of Medicine named the ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) study one of the 12 most notable articles in 2018 that had an impact on medicine. Led by Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute investigator Anne M. Murray, MD, MSc, in Minneapolis and John J. McNeil,…

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Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people

September 16, 2018

Large NIH-funded study examined outcomes in United States and Australia. In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living (life free of dementia or persistent physical disability). Risk of…

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