Weekly Features

Can trials be conducted 100% via mobile app? Results say yes

Monday, February 29, 2016

The BRIGHTEN clinical trial recently brought mental health into the 21st century using mobile technology to conduct a trial from patient recruitment to final assessment, including the delivery of the treatment interventions. The trial was led by Dr. Patricia Areán, a licensed clinical psychologist and professor of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington

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Frenova’s F1RST Up, other industry alliances to speed clinical study startup

Monday, February 22, 2016

Frenova, the only phase I-IV drug and device clinical development services provider dedicated exclusively to renal research, is launching an alliance to accelerate clinical study startup. Named F1RST Up, for Frenova Rapid STart Up, the exclusive alliance connects physicians with recognized as leaders in nephrology research. The purpose of the alliance is to remove the administrative and contract obstacles that often impede clinical trials.

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Unique patient center is opening lines of communication

Monday, February 22, 2016

A first-of-its-kind initiative to enhance communication between patient groups, the medical science industry and clinical research institutions has bloomed in Illinois, with the hope that the concept will broaden throughout the country to help produce better medical innovation outcomes.

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ERT opening Innovation Lab in Boston

Monday, February 8, 2016

ERT is launching an Innovation Lab in Boston on February 9. A cloud platform solutions provider, ERT supplies the industry, sponsors and CROs alike, with technology, services and consultancy. The company is known for first-in-the-industry features such as wireless eDiaries to collect electronic Clinical Outcome Assessments (eCOA).

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CROs begin consolidating site landscape

Monday, February 1, 2016

Major trends in drug development will reshape the global investigative site landscape. Trends to look out for include patient centricity and big data to CROs assuming responsibility for site effectiveness and patient recruitment.

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