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1. US-based clinical research spending drops 32%, show new data 

The August issue of Life Science Compliance Update reveals the results from an analysis of the U.S. government’s Open Payments and they are discussed here.  Is US-based clinical research suffering because of the Sunshine Act?

2. Data Manager, Trainer, Quality Associate…Which Hat Shall I Wear Today?

Greg Ventura, Quality Assurance Manager at DZS Software Services, discusses the need for multi tasking and how advantageous it actually is.

3. Coalition unveils new standardized MRI protocol for brain tumor clinical trials

The Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition (JBTDDC) is offering a new consensus protocol for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in brain tumor clinical trials to help in the assessment of whether a new treatment is effective.