CRO tax credits1. House introduces companion bill to offer CROs a share of R&D tax credit  In a House bill that largely mirrors one reintroduced earlier this year in the Senate, CROs (contract research organizations) would be able to capture a share of the R&D tax credit, thereby making the US more competitive with other countries that offer such credits.

2. New Approaches to Speeding Up Clinical Trials – What Works and What Doesn’t  A great discussion summarizing  leaders from four organizations about attempts they have made to accelerate studies.

3. Major clinical trial supports early treatment for all HIV patients A new trial has determined that progression in HIV can be stopped quicker if treatment is started sooner.