Cardiovascular Clinical Trials

The Methodist Hospitals Heart and Vascular Institute is dedicated to delivering the best cardiovascular are in Northwest Indiana. That commitment extends to participating in these clinical trials and research focused on developing new treatments for heart and vascular conditions.

Galactic-HF: Global approach to lowering Adverse Cardiac Outcomes through Improving Contractility in Heart Failure

Sponsor: Amgen

  • Open For Enrollment 2017-2021
  • Methodist IRB
  • Heart failure
  • $50 Patient payment

Victoria: Vericigut global study in subjects with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

Sponsor: Merck

  • Open For Enrollment 2017-2019
  • Heart Failure
  • WIRB
  • $50 Patient payment

GUIDE-HF: Cardiomems; Hemodynamic- guided management of heart failure

Sponsor: St. Jude Medical

  • Guided Heart Failure study
  • Open for Enrollment 5/2018
  • Methodist IRB
  • No patient payment

Paradise MI: Prospective ARNI versus ACE inhibitor trial to determine superiority in reducing heart failure events after myocardial infarction

Sponsor: Norvartis

  • Myocardial Infarction Trial
  • Awaiting Enrollment Opening 12/2018
  • Methodist IRB
  • $50 Patient compensation.

HEARTIT: Heart Sounds Registry in Patients using the wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Sponsor: Zoll

  • Heart Failure
  • Open for enrollment
  • Copernicus IRB
  • No patient compensation

Please contact Kim Armstrong, RN, Clinical Research Coordinator, at the Heart Centers at 219-884-9180 or by email at

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Methodist Hospitals Heart and Vascular Institute

Northlake Campus600 Grant StreetGaryIN 46402  
Southlake Campus8701 Broadway, MerrillvilleIN 46410  •  219-738-5330