October 7, 2019

Before we tell you why to take part in a clinical trial, we should tell you what a clinical trial actually is. A clinical trial is used to test the effectiveness of a new drug/treatment for a particular illness. Everyday medicines like paracetamol and aspirin also had...

July 9, 2018

Research into Alzheimer’s has intensified over the last forty years, and it has given us a significant depth of knowledge and insight into the disease. Yet despite some incredible progress, Alzheimer’s remains without a cure or effective treatment, and clinical trials...

July 9, 2018

Site engagement is a true buzzword in clinical trials today, and rightly so! According to research in 2016 by the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), some 40% of sites drop out of clinical trials. This is an alarming statistic, and even more shocking when...

July 3, 2018

The outcomes of a clinical trial are dependent on the clinicians who will enroll, treat and evaluate participants, and so selecting the right trial sites is paramount to a successful clinical trial, and something that must be carefully considered.

Careful consideration...

June 26, 2018

Patient-centricity has become something of a buzzword in our industry. Making clinical trials more patient-centered isn’t a new idea, but it is something that is being increasingly noticed and strived for by sites, with new and innovative ways of increasing patient cen...

June 26, 2018

Recruiting senior citizens presents no shortage of challenges to clinical trials organisers. Several studies have found that the over-65 age group is significantly underrepresented in clinical trial participation. This contrasts worryingly with the increasing importanc...

June 26, 2018

Without IRB approval, a clinical trial is, of course, unable to go ahead and so understanding what the review board is looking for and ensuring compliance should be considered of paramount importance to investigators, sites and sponsors.

The role of the IRB is simply to...

May 29, 2018

Did you know that 85% of clinical trials fail to retain enough patients? Or how about that the average patient drop-out figure across all clinical trials is 30%?! Given the difficulty studies face in recruiting eligible participants in the first place, can studies real...

October 20, 2017

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail! Through five simple steps, you will be able to improve your patient enrollment.

September 26, 2017

Did you know that 70% of all people who have a mobile phone use it to play some sort of game? Read how also you can use gamification for your clinical trial.

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