• Capsule-Sized Device Permits Noninvasive Exploration Of Small Intestine

    Clinical Research News | An international team of researchers has completed preliminary testing of a swallowable device for collecting samples from people under standard, day-to-day conditions to better understand what is happening inside their small intestine. The lengthy organ has up to how been inaccessible unless individuals first fasted and were sedated.

    Jun 8, 2023
  • Predicting Knee Osteoarthritis Progression: Proteomics, Biomarkers, and the Future of Treatment

    Clinical Research News | What if you could predict the progression of knee osteoarthritis through a simple blood test? That’s the vision of Dr. Virginia Byers Kraus, a professor at Duke University School of Medicine. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) affects 60 million adults in the US and projected to increase to 78 million by 2040, yet we don’t currently have very sensitive tools for diagnosis or disease-modifying drugs or treatments.

    Jun 6, 2023
  • Diversity—And Science—Could Benefit From 90-Year-Old Research Approach

    Clinical Research News | After embracing a research approach long used in the public health field, neuroscience investigators at the University of California, Riverside, (UCR) made some surprising discoveries about the Latino community—including the cultural realities driving conduct problems in preadolescent girls.

    Jun 1, 2023
  • Follow the Money: Health Equity Research, Clinical AI, Telehealth, More

    Clinical Research News | PCORI funding opportunities for comparative clinical effectiveness research; Carolina consortium gets NIH funding for health equity research, funding to grow Southeast Asia’s largest telehealth platform; more.

    May 30, 2023
  • Realizing The Benefits Of Bringing The Trial To The Patient

    Clinical Research News | During the worst days of the COVID-19 pandemic, drug sponsors, clinical sites, and patients alike discovered the value of in-home services in allowing research studies to proceed while minimizing patients’ potential exposure to the virus from on-site visits. Such services were a lifeline to the research industry. Today, in-home services are being baked into trial protocols not out of dire necessity, but rather out of an appreciation for their value in supporting patient-centric trials with decentralised components.

    May 26, 2023