29-Jun-2016 - After the Bial trial tragedy earlier this year, panelists gathered at DIA to discuss what went wrong and how to move forward as an industry.
29-Jun-2016 - Sartorius has expanded its bio-analytics capabilities through the $90m (€81m) acquisition of IntelliCyt.
27-Jun-2016 - According to a recent survey, there are significant advantages to adopting eTMF – although some challenges still remain in the shift towards paperless clinical trials.
24-Jun-2016 - Japan “welcomes innovation” as it makes significant investments in infrastructure and regulatory changes.
23-Jun-2016 - Marken has announced it is expanding its offerings to remote areas of the world, as clinical trials become increasingly more complex.
22-Jun-2016 - DCAT Sharp Sourcing 2016 is a conference and networking event presented by the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT).
21-Jun-2016 - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a policy on the use of a single Institutional Review Board (IRB) for multi-site research with the goal of streamlining the IRB...
20-Jun-2016 - Clinical trial sponsors are required by law to report results to ClinicalTrials.gov; however it’s not clear if these posts are complete and accurate.
16-Jun-2016 - The advent of low-cost, real-time technologies has made capturing real-world patient experiences easier than ever, allowing CROs to address concerns over end-use needs.
14-Jun-2016 - The global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) announced that its Durham, North Carolina-based facility completed a successful US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection.
14-Jun-2016 - Icon and Parexel recently announced renewals with pharma giant Pfizer, but according to analysts, PPD and an unknown fourth player may disrupt business as usual.
14-Jun-2016 - French authorities have started a manslaughter investigation in connection with a Ph I trial conducted by Rennes-based CRO Biotrial in which one volunteer died and five others were hospitalised....
13-Jun-2016 - After much speculation, Pfizer has confirmed it will renew its service agreements with its largest contract research organization customers – as analysts suspected .
09-Jun-2016 - With the emergence of the empowered patient, the reimbursement landscape is shifting and stakeholders must navigate who really holds the power – and how this changes the definition of value.
07-Jun-2016 - Researchers used pre-existing platforms to identify and recruit patients for a cancer research study – connecting advocacy groups, social media, and a dedicated website to register patients.
02-Jun-2016 - A real-world trial of GSK's Relvar has prompted the development of a ‘game-changing’ database linking and tracking tech according to North West e-Health.
01-Jun-2016 - Quintiles has announced a new model designed to accelerate site start-up and patient recruitment in oncology clinical trials to 21 days.
23-May-2016 - Last week, Medidata held a Twitter chat on patient centricity in clinical trials in which several industry professionals came together to talk about the challenges and opportunities of implementing patient focused practices. ...
23-May-2016 - Patients must be more involved in trials according to ex Google Chief Health Strategist, who told sponsors and CROS that increasing engagement is key to moving forward.
19-May-2016 - Veeva Systems has expanded its cloud-based software offering with a system that allows drug firms to manage product specific data.
19-May-2016 - Clinical Trials Day celebrates the first randomized clinical trial conducted in May 1747 and the clinical research professionals that work in the industry more than 265 years later.
18-May-2016 - A recent survey identifies wearable technology and social media recruitment as the leading trends in clinical trials – and EHRs as a “major hurdle.”
17-May-2016 - This month marks the renewal period for Pfizer’s contract research organizations’ Icon and Parexel, and while revenues have been declining, analysts believe the pharma giant will renew with both companies....
16-May-2016 - While the competitive market keeps CRO pricing in relative check, there hasn’t been an effective way to track CRO performance.
16-May-2016 - In an effort to improve transparency in clinical trial research, two doctors created a system that coverts trial documents into a Bitcoin – an online equivalent of cash.