Study Conduct

MCRC Launches Niche Phase I Business

Friday, December 26, 2008

While the weakening economy has forced some drug companies to cancel or delay early phase projects, at least one company has seen a growing need for its niche phase I drug development services.

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CenterWatch Releases Special Report on Clinical Trial Development in Central and Eastern Europe

Friday, October 10, 2008

CenterWatch, a global source for clinical trials information, today announced the release of its latest report, Central and Eastern Europe: Outsourcing Trends and Growth Opportunities in Clinical Trials. The report explores the evolution of this region that has seen its growth in the industry triple in the last five years, making it the largest area for global clinical trial initiations outside of North America and Western Europe.

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Guest Commentary: Clinical Trial Grant Writing

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Grant writing is a fundamental skill for every clinical researcher who seeks funding to conduct trials and advance medical care. Most grant reviewers have a limited amount of time to sift through a large number of proposals, so grants that are poorly written, disorganized or missing important information are likely to garner only a brief glance before being passed over. One way to guarantee your grant stands out compared to the rest is to make sure the statistical component of your study is well designed, complete, and clearly stated.

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MMG Partners With Exco InTouch

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Global patient recruitment and retention firm MMG has partnered with Exco InTouch to provide mobile messaging services to its sponsor clients. According to the Rockville, Md.-based company, Exco’s mobile technology will enable sponsors to quickly identify and pre-screen potential subjects for clinical studies, as well as provide ongoing contact with patients via mobile messages, reducing the amount of input required from study organizers.

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