Multi Tasking, What We’re Talking About This Week!

1.  The benefits of wearing many hats in clinical research In this industry, it is all about multi tasking and wearing many hats! Anyone seeking a consistent and predictable work environment would likely not pursue a career in clinical research. 2. Is US drug manufacturing homeward bound? Abi Millar looks into the US’s current pharma manufacturing […]

Outsourcing Trends, What We’re Talking About This Week

1.  Outsourcing companies to see ‘significant investments’ from private equity Outsourcing companies are expected to witness “significant investments” from private equity and venture capital, despite decreasing investment in the overall healthcare industry. 2.  DNA computer brings ‘intelligent drugs’ a step closer Researchers have developed the first DNA computer capable of detecting several antibodies in the […]

Pediatric Clinical Trials, What We’re Talking About This Week

1. 3 Things to Consider when conducting Pediatric Clinical Trials Clinical Trials Arena  provides three considerations when conducting a pediatric clinical trial. 2. Are Clinical Trial Matching Services Truly Patient-Centric? Effective patient recruitment for clinical trials is critical to meeting timelines and budget goals, but the process of finding the right one, can be confusing. This article […]

Site-less CRO model, What We’re Talking About This Week!

We start 2017 with Hot Topics about Center Point’s Site-less CRO model, the In Vitro Diagnostics market and the biggest R&D trends that we will see in the coming year! 1. ‘Site-less CRO’ model looks to evolve clinical trials Center Point Clinical Services has launched what it is calling the “world’s first site-less, technology CRO.” Read more here […]

CTMS Market, What We’re Talking About This Week!

  1.   Linking to health records will help drive CTMS market, says study The CTMS market is planned to show significant growth over the next few years. R&D investment is one driver, but the integration of CTMS with hospital information systems (HIS) is another very significant factor. 2.   Clinical Trials in Israel: Why […]

Clinical Trial Sites, What We’re Talking About This Week!

    1.  How to make training easier for clinical trial sites Addressing training methodologies will ‘go a long way’ in improving investigator satisfaction, according to a recent survey by Worldwide Clinical Trials. 2.  The Changing Role of the CRO and its Effect on Project Management Biotechs are leaning on CROs to help offset project […]

Technology in Clinical Trials, What We’re Talking About This Week

  1.  The Clinical Trial of the Future Technology in clinical trials is allowing for a new age of trials that are streamlined, connected and more engaged with the patient; but only if pharma can embrace the changes. 2. Is Industry Consolidation Stifling Pharma Innovation? In a year of “merger mania,” researchers suggest the elimination of competition […]

Diabetes Treatments, What We’re Talking About This Week

1.  The riskiest drugs to develop? Diabetes treatments, says Tufts report While the demand for new diabetes therapies grows, the development of endocrine drugs is riskier than all other drug development, according to a study conducted by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. 2.  Adverse Effects Underreported in Clinical Trials A recent […]

Remote Monitoring, What We’re Talking About This Week!

1. Remote Monitoring of Patients in Clinical Trials Technology is strongly influencing remote monitoring in clinical trials with the usage of mHealth and consumer wearables. Both factors helps make progress towards prevention and improving the efficiency of clinical trials. 2. Alleviating Disparities in Clinical Trials Patient Advocate Foundation has partnered with Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois and […]