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Okanagan Clinical Trials seeking volunteers to participate in cholesterol research study

Okanagan Clinical Trials, a medical research company located in Kelowna, is inviting individuals living with hypercholesterolemia to participate in an ongoing medication research study.

“To get LDL cholesterol to lower levels that aren’t associated with death and cardiovascular events, newer interventions are required.” said Dr. Colleen Maytham, Principal Investigator for Okanagan Clinical Trials. “We are excited to have an opportunity to enroll people into a phase 3 trial with an add on PCSK9 inhibitor.”

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Men and women of the age of 19 who have history of a cardiovascular event or 50 years or older who are at risk of having a cardiovascular event may be eligible to participate.

“Volunteers are the backbone of medical advancements, OCT appreciates the support for research in the Okanagan Valley.”, said Dr. Kim Christie, President of Okanagan Clinical Trials.

Treatment will not affect provincial medical coverage and all study-related costs will be paid for by the sponsor.

Participants are free to leave the study at any time.

To learn more about the study or to volunteer, please visit www.okanaganclinicaltrials.com or call Okanagan Clinical Trials at 250-862-8141.



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