• Genome Editing Trials Need New Approaches To Informed Consent

    Clinical Research News | New models of implementing informed consent will be needed for clinical trials where participants are weighing the benefits and risks of genome editing, most immediately individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) for whom the technique is potentially curative. Lessons learned in this new area of research will be important for a growing number of disease conditions.

    Nov 29, 2020
  • Virtual Visits Keep Clinical Trials Moving Forward – Even During a Pandemic

    Clinical Research News | During the pandemic, some solutions are coming to the forefront to support and enable greater participant engagement. Virtual visits and remote patient monitoring (RPM) technology, which have seen increasing adoption by healthcare providers to help keep patients and staff safe and adherent during the pandemic, can also help keep clinical trials moving forward.

    Nov 23, 2020
  • Antidepressant Prevents Severe Disease, Measles Outbreak Unexpected Outcome, Cytokine Storm Unlikely: COVID-19 Updates

    Clinical Research News I Arthritis drug improves outcomes in elderly, why COVID-19 spares children, increased risk of tracheal complications, E-cigarette users show poor immune response, effects of in-utero exposure, significant rise in depression, UIC launches trials on blood clot prevention, cytokine storm unlikely, and MRS reveals white matter changes. Plus: XPRIZE announces Pandemic Response Challenge, combination therapy advances, and UT opens post-COVID-19 clinic.

    Nov 20, 2020
  • Is COVID-19 Fueling A Race To Decentralized Trials?

    Clinical Research News | A new survey shows that COVID-19 has slowed enrollment, driven changes to protocols, and even paused clinical research. As a result of these issues, many companies are rushing to adopt decentralized clinical trial methods.

    Nov 19, 2020
  • TriNetX Announces Real World Data Partnership, Applies Model to COVID-19

    Clinical Research News | Medidata, TriNetX, and Datavant announced a partnership to enable users of Medidata’s end-to-end clinical research platform to securely link their clinical data with patient consent to de-identified patient data without unblinding the study. The real-world data component from TriNetX’s global network of healthcare organizations, has recently been used to gather data on COVID-19 outcomes.

    Nov 18, 2020
  • How a Focused eSource Solution Shortens Timelines in CNS and Pain Clinical Trials

    Clinical Research News | In CNS studies, to overcome the pileup of complicated eligibility criteria, extensive data collection, relentless monitoring requirements, and hefty patient burden, sponsors, research sites, and patients need a first-rate technology solution. Standard electronic data capture (EDC) applications into which data, once collected, is transcribed for easy handling are inadequate; the transcription step risks error and necessitates time-consuming validation and edit checks.

    Nov 16, 2020
  • RCT Results on Hydroxychloroquine, Melatonin Treatment, Recommendations on Vaccine Clinical Trials: COVID-19 Updates

    Clinical Research News | Italian insights into re-infection, Oxford studies increased rates of psychiatric diagnoses, a model for how today’s nonpharmaceutical interventions will impact future flu seasons, exploring the relationship between ethnicity and clinical outcomes, and tracking COVID-19 research over time. Plus, a recommended vaccine distribution framework and new funding for Canadian treatments and vaccines.

    Nov 13, 2020
  • Fall News, Updates From Medable, Thermo Fisher, VA, Seqster, Medidata, More

    Clinical Research News | New products, collaborations and deployments from the past two months from Medable, Thermo Fisher, Seqster, Takeda, Medidata, Caris Life Sciences, Oracle, Lyft, Elsevier, and more.

    Nov 10, 2020