Tag Archives: Clinical Trials
By Jill Wechsler | Published: July 10, 2014
Key to accelerating the discovery and development of new medical therapies is to improve the clinical research process, according to leaders of biopharmaceutical research community. As part of its 21st Century Cures Initiative, the House Energy & Commerce Committee called on representatives of industry and academia to present strategies for reducing regulatory oversight, speeding up […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: July 8, 2014
By Leela Barham. Accessing the latest cancer drugs always seem to be controversial. Not just because of the money but also because of the complexities of accessing treatments during their development. This seems to be especially the case for young people with cancer, according to the UK’s Teenage Cancer Trust.
By Guest Blogger | Published: July 3, 2014
Currently, 66% of clinical trials are conducted in North America, Western Europe and Australia. The U.S. hosts 49% of clinical trial sites and generates approximately 40% of clinical data. Other regions have arisen in recent years. The main reasons behind this globalization trend are the availability of highly skilled professionals in new research markets, lower […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: June 30, 2014
The Drug Information Association (DIA), one of the largest non-profit organizations supporting clinical research and drug development, held its 2014 annual meeting in San Diego last week. Applied Clinical Trials’ Moe Alsumidaie looks at three of the key themes from this year’s meeting: incorporating advocacy groups and patient voices in clinical research, breakthrough research applications, and […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: June 11, 2014
Speaking at the 2014 New York BIO conference, FDA Commissioner, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, addressed the pressing issues affecting the biopharmaceutical industry and the FDA. Applied Clinical Trials’ Moe Alsumidaie relays Dr Hamburg’s the highlights of Dr. Hamburg’s presentation below.