Gene therapy, big data over clinical trials, and the question of 100% SDV are our hot topics this week! gene therapy

1.  Gene therapy technique could treat rare lung disease  Because of the findings, new treatments could be on the horizon that treat human lung disease caused by dysfunctional immune cells.

2.  Can Big Data Tell Us What Clinical Trials Don’t? This article poses the question: Can medical records of thousands, or possibly millions of patients reveal patterns that can steer health care in the right direction without the use of expensive clinical trials?

3. Challenging Traditional Clinical Data Review Models   Because data validation is slow and inefficient, those involved are starting to question if 100% SDV is necessary.