Different Roles and Responsibilities in a Clinical Trial

Different Roles and Responsibilities in a Clinical Trial

Clinical trials are an important part of modern medicine since they help to create treatment strategies for disorders. They contribute in the detection, diagnosis, and prevention of disease, as well as supplying researchers with information on which medical treatments are effective and which are not. Despite the increasing power of AI, predictive models, and laboratory […]

Diversity in Clinical Trials

Diversity in Clinical Trials

An impressive range of factors influences the way drugs interact with the human body. Varying lifestyles, diets, stress levels, body types, medical histories, physical environments, and countless other factors can alter the way a given drug or therapeutic treatment may impact the life of a patient. The clinical trial process has not always taken seriously […]

Are Decentralized Clinical Trials the Future?

Are Decentralized Clinical Trials the Future?

Prior to Covid, Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCT) were rare and difficult to manage, often restricted to small samples for pilot projects with limited reach. The ongoing pandemic has served as a catalyst for DCTs, however, despite a sharp learning curve as well as significant barriers to entry.  The easing of restrictions has made traditional clinical […]

4 Ways Effective Enterprise Resource Planning Helps Contract Research Organizations

4 Ways Effective Enterprise Resource Planning Helps Contract Research Organizations

Research is the unshakeable foundation of all pharmaceutical development. Yet not all research is of equal value; and although various Contract Research Organizations tend to make similar claims about the services they offer, key structural differences quickly become evident when taking a closer look at their operations. Pharmaceutical companies routinely assess CROs in terms of […]

Why Pharmacovigilance is an Essential Part of the Drug Lifecycle

Why Pharmacovigilance is an Essential Part of the Drug Lifecycle

Pharmacovigilance is the lifeblood of the pharmaceutical industry. Without it, there would be no reliable way for researchers to assess the overall safety and efficacy of a drug. Simply put, this process is necessary to ensure that every drug on the market is both beneficial and safe for widespread use – a level of protection […]

The Ethical Standards for Clinical Research

The Ethical Standards for Clinical Research

Clinical research plays a vital role in the development of new drugs and medical devices. Yet negative media portrayals commonly sow distrust among people who are unfamiliar with the time-tested principles and guidelines that govern this research. In such an environment, researchers must not only ensure their trials are ethically sound – but also remain […]

How AI Can Revolutionize Clinical Trials

When applied correctly, artificial intelligence unlocks new pathways to business innovation, laying the foundation for a generation of growth. Far more than just a tool for automating existing processes and cutting costs, AI in fact allows companies to revolutionize their entire approach to research and development. These advantages are especially well suited to the healthcare […]