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Vitamin E Supplementation in Burn Patients

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Annual rept. 27 Sep 2012-26 Sep 2013

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The fund was awarded to the University of Texas Medical Branch UTMB on 27-September 2012. This multi center clinical study is approved to be performed at three sites in Texas--1 The University of Texas Medical Branch Blocker Burn Unit in Galveston 2 Burn Intensive Care Unit at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston and 3 Parkland Health and Hospital System Burn Unit in Dallas. UTMB. In a Year 1, we have opened the accounts for use at all 3 sites. The all three sites had institutional IRB and DoD HRPO protocol approvals except the site at Dallas that submitted HRPO for approval. In a Year 1, we have also hired all required personnel at 3 sites who will perform the study. We have also submitted an amendment to change PI initial Principal Investigator Dr. Traber passed away and received an approval. Dr. Enkhbaatar assumed a role of new PI. The subcontracts have been established between the sites and the funds were distributed accordingly. The sites at the Galveston and Houston ordered all supplies necessary for the study, including vitamin E. All personnel were properly trained and the details of the study, including sample labeling and shipment were discussed and standard of operation was created. Investigators and study coordinators at all sites had met multiple times, discussing the details on the patient recruitment and study design. Dr. Michael Kinsky was selected as a study Monitor. The sites at Galveston and Houston started enrolling patients and we have completed 9 subjects out of proposed 42 subjects for 3 years.

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  • Medicine and Medical Research

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