• Decentralized, Virtual Trials Take the Day: Follow the Money

    Clinical Research News | Funding for streamlined decentralized trials and virtual research software solutions lead the funding in the clinical research space. Other big winners: a new preclinical fund and AI for various indications.

    Jun 3, 2021
  • The FDA Doesn’t Show Signs of Slowing Down – How Can Pre-Revenue Life Sciences Companies Keep Up?

    Clinical Research News | With the FDA working at a record pace, how can life sciences companies keep up and effectively move through the drug development life cycle? Answer: A robust technology solution that enables granular tracking of spending and scale as the as the company rapidly grows and moves through the four main stages of drug development: start-up, IPO, clinical trials, and commercialization.

    Jun 2, 2021
  • News from China, Europe-Based CROs, AI in Clinical Research, New Products

    Clinical Research News | University of Oxford launches a new Pandemic Sciences Centre, PPD opens China lab, IQVIA reports on R&D trends, research partnerships for AI in clinical research, and new products from TripleBlind.

    Jun 1, 2021
  • New PK Model Takes Some Of The Guesswork Out Of Pediatric Dosing

    Clinical Research News | A machine learning specialist in Finland is developing an algorithm for determining drug dosing in children at various stages of maturation, which could one day aid in the design of pediatric clinical trials having a small number of participants.

    May 27, 2021
  • Real-World Data Enhanced Clinical Trial Design

    Clinical Research News | The challenges associated with executing successful clinical trials are well documented and increasing. This reality prevents promising treatments from reaching patients faster. However, clinical research is evolving. The industry is seeing an unprecedented opportunity to improve the pace of new therapies to patients—especially those with life-threatening conditions—through novel applications of real-world data.

    May 26, 2021
  • How Clinical AI Can Help Improve Medication Adherence

    Clinical Research News | Medication can sometimes be a hard pill to swallow — just ask the estimated 50% of patients who don’t take their medication as prescribed. In the United States, it’s estimated that medication nonadherence accounts for up to 50% of treatment failures, around 125,000 deaths, and up to 25% of hospitalizations each year.

    May 21, 2021
  • Regulatory Strategy Needed To Keep Pace With COVID-Era Reforms

    Clinical Research News | The pandemic has put the spotlight on agencies around the world overseeing the conduct of clinical trials as well as advanced efforts to harmonize their separate sets of regulations. There has never been a better time to develop a regulatory strategy that factors in all the new moving parts and engages agencies early and often to stay on track.

    May 18, 2021
  • Tackling the Problem of Prescription Drug Diversion

    Clinical Research News | Although 9 in 10 patient care professionals handle prescription drugs responsibly, the 1 in 10 who steal and abuse them are putting themselves at mortal risk and forcing patients to endure untreated pain. Effective drug diversion prevention should be based on power artificial intelligence. Done right, drug diversion prevention powered by AI can save lives, improve patient care, reduce health care costs, and minimize wasted effort.

    May 14, 2021
  • Pragmatic Clinical Trials Need Their Own Set Of Rules

    Clinical Research News | Pragmatic clinical trials (PCTs) require a more nuanced playbook than traditional explanatory studies when it comes to informed consent and respect for individuals. New models for engagement, transparency, and accountability will also be needed to accommodate the scale and heterogeneity of PCTs.

    May 12, 2021
  • New ‘Research Data Mart’ To Help Academic Sites Track Trial Performance

    Clinical Research News | A university’s ability to conduct clinical trials with speed and efficiency has become a key consideration of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) when doling out grants, so the Medical University of South Carolina has created a digital platform called Research Integrated Network of Systems (RINS) to generate the kind of performance benchmarks that can help keep institutions in the running.

    May 10, 2021
  • Intelligent Technology: Impacting the Future of Clinical Research

    Clinical Research News | Today’s clinical trial landscape is incredibly complex to navigate. A prevailing issue is inefficiency—relying on years of approved and proven SOPs that can result in expensive delays and increased burdens for patients, sites and sponsors. The good news is disruptive technologies—specifically artificial intelligence—are tangibly resolving challenges inherent to the clinical trial process.

    May 6, 2021
  • ERT and Bioclinica Close Merger, Parexel and Veeva Collaborate, More

    Clinical Research News | Mergers and strategic collaborations link data from devices and sensors, streamline research workflows, and aim to accelerate clinical trials. Plus, updated CTMSs, expanded CROs, and more new products and updates from around the industry.

    May 3, 2021
  • Why Imaging Biomarkers Represent the Next Generation of Personalized Drug Development

    Clinical Research News | Imaging biomarkers, which are generated through the science of radiomics (think: advanced imaging analytics), are likely to play in the future of personalized drug development. Today, private industry and academia are collaborating on research to discover and develop new imaging biomarkers to add a new layer to the personalization of medicine.

    Apr 30, 2021
  • Seqster’s Series A, Investments in Digital Trials, and Virtual Care Delivery

    Clinical Research News | Medable nets cash to deliver decentralized trials; more money for telemedicine and telehealth delivery, investments in healthcare data platforms, and more.

    Apr 29, 2021