SOMERSET, N.J., June 16, 2014 – Post-finasteride syndrome research initiatives at two major U.S. medical institutions, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (a Harvard Medical School Teaching Affiliate) in Boston, Mass., and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, are currently recruiting patients for their respective studies on the condition.
If you are interested in participating, or know someone who is, access the recruitment flyers by clicking below.
To learn more about the clinical studies, click below:
- Brigham and Women’s Hospital: A Preliminary, Hypothesis-Generating Investigation of the Post-Finasteride Syndrome
- Baylor College of Medicine: Genetic and Epigenetic Studies on Post-Finasteride Syndrome Patients
About Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is a 793-bed nonprofit teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a founding member of Partners HealthCare. Founded in 1980, BWH has more than 3.5 million annual patient visits, is the largest birthing center in New England and employs nearly 15,000 people. Through investigation and discovery conducted at its Biomedical Research Institute (BRI), BWH is an international leader in basic, clinical and translational research on human diseases, more than 1,000 physician-investigators and renowned biomedical scientists and faculty supported by nearly $640 million in funding. For the last 25 years, BWH ranked second in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) among independent hospitals.
About Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine in Houston is recognized as a premier academic health science center and is known for excellence in education, research and patient care. It is the only private medical school in the greater southwest and is ranked as one of the top 20 medical schools for research in the country and number one in Texas by U.S. News & World Report. BCM is listed 17th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 2 in the nation in federal funding for research and development in the biological sciences at universities and colleges by the National Science Foundation. Located in the Texas Medical Center, BCM has affiliations with nine teaching hospitals. Currently, BCM trains more than 3,000 medical, graduate, nurse anesthesia, and physician assistant students, as well as residents and post-doctoral fellows. Follow BCM on Facebook and Twitter.
About the PFS Foundation
Headquartered in Somerset N.J., the Post-Finasteride Syndrome Foundation was established in July 2012 as a 501(c)(3) organization, with private grants from families in the U.S. and abroad. Tax-deductible financial donations to the nonprofit organization can be made via PFSFoundation.org, which also houses published research, research goals, and media reports about PFS.
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