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Research & Results

PCORI began funding research in 2012, and a growing number of the studies are now producing important results that are being published in peer-reviewed journals or presented at scientific meetings. Read about them.

Highlights from Our Funded Projects

Testing Heart Valve Replacement Procedures?

A nonsurgical method to replace the aortic valve is as safe as surgery, a PCORI-funded study found.

Partnering on Treating Depression

This study finds that community engagement in care improves outcomes for people with depression in low-income areas.

Life After Breast Cancer Treatment

A PCORI-funded study examines the impact of treatment choices on women's cancer distress, body image.

More about PCORI-Funded Research

PCORI Stories

Read a collection of short features providing a glimpse into the workings of projects we support.

PCORI in the Literature

See the latest scientific journal articles resulting from our funded research.

About Our Research

Learn about how our funded studies can provide reliable, useful information to patients, clinicians, and other healthcare stakeholders.

PCORnet: A National Research Network

Read about this initiative to harness the power of data and unique partnerships to help make health research faster, more powerful, efficient, and less costly than it is now.

Research Information and Resources

Research Methodology

Learn more about how we're improving the way comparative effectiveness studies are designed and conducted.

Continuing Medical Education

View a new activity about contemporary treatment options for localized prostate cancer.

Evaluating Our Work

Find out how we assess whether our approach to research is moving us toward our goals.