Emory IR Research and Clinical Trials

Emory Interventional Radiology is known for our scientific accomplishments and excellence in innovative interventional research, including vascular medicine, drug delivery and oncology.  Emory IR research projects include basic science research, translational research and clinical research.  Specifically, our Clinical and Translational Research seeks to test the efficacy and safety of new treatments and techniques.  Our current trials include:

  • WCI 1907-10 Phase I Trial of Gemcitabine with TheraSphere  in Patients with Hepatic Tumors of Pancreatobiliary origin
  • WCI 1998-11: Phase I Study of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy & 5-Fluorouracil, Oxaliplatin and Irinotecan (FOLFIRINOX) in the Neoadjuvant Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer
  • WCI 2013-11: Phase Ib/II Study of Pasireotide, Everolimus and SIR-Sphere Selective Internal Radioembolization Therapy (SIRT) for Unresectable Neuroendrocrine Hepatic Metastases
  • IAK-CIT06 Islet Transplantation versus Standard Medical Therapy in Type I Diabetic Kidney Allograft Recipients
  • DEBIRI Drug-eluting Bead, Irinotecan (DEBIRI) Therapy of Liver Metastasis from Colon Cancer with Concomitant systemic Oxaliplatin, Fluorouracil and Leucovorin chemotherapy, and anti-angiogenic Therapy
  • E1208 A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind Trial of Chemoembolization With or Without Sorafenib in Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients With and Without Vascular Invasion
  • IRB 15167 A Humanitarian Device Exemption Treatment Protocol of TheraSphere for Treatment of Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Symplicity HTN-3 SYMPLICITY HTN-3: Renal Denervation in Patients with Uncontrolled Hypertension
  • IRB 152386 Retrospective Analysis of Benign Biliary Strictures and Percutaneous Therapy
  • IRB 14768 Prospective Analysis of Liver Cancer Treatments and Interventions

Emory IR research is part of the Emory Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences’ comprehensive research programs, including the Center for Systems Imaging, Biomedical Imaging Technology Center and Affiliated Radiology Labs.