• Parexel’s New Community Alliance Network, Illuminating Gut Microbiome Oncology Studies, More

    Jun 30 | Clinical Research News | Artificial intelligence capabilities design potentially more precise and efficient clinical trials for Bristol Myers Squibb; a natural language generation platform accelerates clinical study submission processes; The University of Chicago Medicine helms a nationwide cancer study with 50,000 participants; a one-of-a-kind online tool for sharing, collecting, and analyzing data specifically about Down syndrome; and more. More
  • Follow the Money: Immune-Mediated Disease Therapy, Neurological Clinical Trials, More

    Jun 29 | Clinical Research News | Funding for sepsis precision therapy, fully robotic biological data and research factory, antibody-drug conjugate therapeutics, and more. More
  • Clinical Trials To Benefit From New Staging System For Huntington’s Disease

    Jun 28 | Clinical Research News | An international consortium of scientists has come up with a staging system for Huntington’s disease that tracks with its underlying biological, clinical, and functional characteristics in patients, as seen in those participating in four large prospective cohort studies. More
  • How AI and Computer Vision Can Solve Challenges in IBD Drug Development

    Jun 24 | Clinical Research News | Advances in artificial intelligence-driven algorithms and computer vision can address bottlenecks that sponsors and physician investigators face in developing therapeutic options and matching inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients with a clinical trial. More
  • uMotif, ClinOne Partner for Integrated eCOA, eConsent

    Jun 22 | Clinical Research News | uMotif and ClinOne have announced a partnership to provide integrated electronic clinical outcomes assessments (eCOA) and electronic informed consent (eConsent) technology. While currently the two solutions remain distinct, the companies presented the news as the first step on an ongoing partnership. More
  • Beyond FAIR: Building Platforms for Cultural Changes of Data Sharing

    Jun 21 | Clinical Research News | At the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo last month, Alex Sherman, Director of the Center for Innovation and Bioinformatics, Neurological Clinical Research Institute (NCRI) at Massachusetts General Hospital, explored what clinical research can look like practically beyond just checking boxes for findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable. More
  • Moving Data for Clinical Trials: Standards, Systems to Link EHRs with EDC

    Jun 16 | Clinical Research News | “Thirty to 40% of clinical trial costs are associated with actually just the manual retyping of [EHR] data [into the clinical trial system], and it leads to reporting delays and a number of other inefficiencies,” Adam Asare, chief data officer at the Quantum Leap Healthcare Collaborative/UCSF, told the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo audience last month. Asare shared a solution to that problem: a collaboration with OpenClinica that won the team a Bio-IT World Innovative Practices Award. More
  • PCORI Board Approves Strategic Plan, Funding for Maternal Health, Telehealth

    Jun 14 | Clinical Research News | The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors has approved the development of new research funding opportunities, providing up to $63 million for studies on reducing maternal health inequities and up to $50 million for research on using telehealth to improve management of multiple chronic conditions. More
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