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Javara and Mankato Clinic launch partnership to bring clinical research to local community

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Javaraa leading integrated research organization (IRO) focused on providing access to clinical trials at the point of care, today announced a strategic partnership with Mankato Clinic, a shareholder group of Stratum Medical. As one of from minnesota the largest physician-owned multi-specialty regional group practice, the Mankato Clinic includes 190 physicians and practitioners in 11 locations in four communities, including mankato, Northern Mankato, Saint Pierreand Mapleton.

Javara will employ and integrate clinical research professionals, led by experienced clinical trial navigators, into Mankato Clinic care centers to work alongside practitioners and medical staff to expand clinical trial operations while improving the patient experience. Javara and the Mankato Clinic expect the first pediatric clinical trials to begin in Q3 2022.

“The launch of this new partnership with the Mankato Clinic presents an exciting opportunity to enable more physicians and patients to participate in clinical research, furthering our mission to ensure increased access to clinical trials for all,” said declared Amanda Wright, Javara co-founder and chief development officer. “Together, we will provide more patients with access to cutting-edge care options and advance population health goals through research in a region historically underrepresented among clinical trials.”

This collaboration furthers the geographic expansion of Javara – which now spans six states – and adds the Midwest to the growing list of regions served. With the addition of the Mankato Clinic partnership, Javara will expand its patient reach, enable increased diversity, and bridge the gap between clinical research and clinical care for more communities where research was previously unavailable.

“We are proud to partner with Javara to offer our patients and physicians the opportunity to participate in clinical trials,” said Dr. Andrew Lundquist, chief physician of the Mankato Clinic. “Through this collaboration, our patients will have access to medical innovations that are typically only available to patients living in cities with research hospitals. Our physicians are excited to provide innovative care options to our patients and to participate in research that can make a difference for many more people.”

About Javara
Javara, the leading integrated research organization (IRO), partners with leading healthcare organizations to deliver point-of-care access to clinical trials, reaching patients through their trusted physician by integrating the personnel and research infrastructure. Our highly diverse patient populations ensure that clinical trials are completed with high enrollment and retention rates for delivering quality data. Javara’s centralized resources and standardized operations deliver efficiencies for accelerated study start-up and quality results, so fewer obstacles stand in the way of the product approval process. As a pioneer in Clinical Research as an Option of Care (CRAACO), Javara is transforming healthcare and changing lives through a reinvented approach to clinical trials. For more information, please visit

Javara Media Contact:
Shannon Severino
[email protected]

About Mankato Clinic
In 1916, the Mankato Clinic was founded in mankato by five area physicians who believed that a comprehensive, multi-specialty group practice offered the best way to provide quality health care to southern residents Minnesota. The Mankato Clinic has over 190 doctors and practitioners and employs over 800 people. It is one of the only physician-owned and physician-operated medical facilities in the state of Minnesota. For more information, please visit

Mankato Clinic Media Contact:
Mary Wood
[email protected]

SOURCEJavara, Inc.