Study Conduct

TransCelerate BioPharma launches two initiatives to improve clinical research

Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:46 PM

TransCelerate BioPharma, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of people around the world by accelerating and enhancing the R&D of innovative new therapies, has established two new global initiatives which will accelerate and enhance clinical trials. Both initiatives, Placebo/Standard of Care Data Sharing and Electronic Labels for Clinical Trials (e-Labels), aim to create solutions that will have a direct impact on patients, sponsors and investigative sites.

More... »


Icon executives release book for re-engineering clinical trials

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:50 PM

Global CRO Icon of Dublin, Ireland, has released the book Re-Engineering Clinical Trials, edited and co-authored by Brendan Buckley, Icon’s chief medical officer, and Peter Schüler, ICON’s senior vice president of global medical and safety services.

More... »


PatientsLikeMe, AstraZeneca collaborate

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:48 PM

PatientsLikeMe and AstraZeneca have signed a five-year agreement to provide access to PatientsLikeMe’s global network in support of AstraZeneca’s patient-driven research initiatives. AstraZeneca will use patient-reported data from PatientsLikeMe to shape future medicine development and help improve outcomes across its main therapeutic areas, with an initial focus on respiratory disease, lupus, diabetes and oncology.

More... »

IBM launches Watson Health Cloud, partners with Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic and Apple for personal health

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:51 AM

IBM is establishing a Watson Health Cloud that will provide a secure and open platform for physicians, researchers, insurers and companies focused on health and wellness solutions. 

More... »

Parexel adds three programs to Parexel Academy

Friday, April 10, 2015 01:47 PM

Parexel International, a global biopharmaceutical services provider, has announced three new academic programs at the Parexel Academy. The offerings span the globe and are designed to prepare students for careers in the biopharmaceutical industry. They include:

More... »

TrialScope launches free EudraCT results conversion service

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 12:58 PM

TrialScope, a New Jersey-based provider of clinical trial transparency and compliance solutions, has launched Convert, a free online clinical trial data conversion service. The complimentary service enables users to quickly and efficiently reuse clinical trial results data that previously was reported to the U.S. registry (clinicaltrials.gov) and convert it to the appropriate format for submission to the European registry (EudraCT).

More... »

INC Research, SCRS award more than 100 clinical research scholarships

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 12:42 PM

INC Research, a Raleigh, N.C.-based global CRO, together with the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), an Ellicott City, Md.-based global trade organization representing clinical research sites, have collectively awarded scholarship-based memberships to more than 100 sites worldwide through the SCRS Site Scholarship Program.

More... »

Icon, Carnegie Mellon partner to research ways to improve study patients’ understanding of Informed Consent

Monday, March 30, 2015 08:00 AM

By Ronald Rosenberg
CenterWatch Staff Writer

Ongoing concerns about clinical trial participants’ lack of understanding of the Informed Consent process has prompted Icon to sponsor a series of research projects at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to find better ways to improve comprehension, including the use of multimedia tools and advances in behav­ioral decision research.

More... »

CluePoints, ACRES partner to improve data quality in clinical research

Thursday, March 26, 2015 02:55 PM

CluePoints, a Cambridge, Mass.-based provider of Centralized Statistical Monitoring (CSM) solutions for clinical trials, has partnered with the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a Massachusetts-based nonprofit dedicated to building a stakeholder-driven integrated global system for clinical research.

More... »

Apple launches ResearchKit platform to tap millions of iPhone users to enroll in observational studies using apps

Monday, March 23, 2015 08:00 AM

By Ronald Rosenberg
CenterWatch Staff Writer

Apple has taken a key step this month toward helping to improve patient recruitment for medical studies with ResearchKit, a new iPhone-based medical software platform researchers can use to de­sign and administer app-based observational studies. ResearchKit will help both doctors and researchers gather patient data frequently and more accurately track disease signs using sen­sors that are on the iPhone.

More... »

CWWeekly

June 29

FDA and PatientsLikeMe collaborate to test social media adverse event reporting

Boston-area teaching hospitals launch web portal to attract life science companies

Already a subscriber?
Log in to your digital subscription.

Subscribe to CWWeekly.

The CenterWatch Monthly

July

Integrated research partnerships build momentum
Research function provides infrastructure, leverages large pool of health systems' patients and data

'Right to Try' laws challenge clinical trial process
20 states pass, 20 more pending allowing access to study drugs without FDA and IRB approval

Already a subscriber?
Log in to your digital subscription.

Purchase the July issue.

Subscribe to
The CenterWatch Monthly.

The CenterWatch Monthly

June

TransCelerate Biopharma turns three
High-profile consortium has made inroads fixing wasteful practices, but it still has more work ahead

Pharma industry improves its tarnished reputation
Delivering innovation, social responsibility will help rebuild trust

Already a subscriber?
Log in to your digital subscription.

Purchase the June issue.

Subscribe to
The CenterWatch Monthly.

JobWatch centerwatch.com/jobwatch

Featured Jobs