Briefs

WCG Welcomes Applicants for New Global Research Network

March 25, 2019

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is inviting clinical researchers to apply for membership in its Global Research Network (GRN), a free service that offers networking opportunities, trial insights and sponsor connections.

Gottlieb Calls it Quits

March 11, 2019

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will leave the agency within a month, the commissioner said in a surprise announcement last week.

New Clinical Review Guidance on FDA’s 2019 Agenda, Gottlieb says

March 4, 2019

For the first time in 20 years, the FDA will update its guidance on how clinical investigators should conduct trials, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told a key House appropriations subcommittee last week as the lawmakers begin the process of developing next year’s budget.

German Regulators: 1,300 Trials Imperiled by “Hard” Brexit

February 25, 2019

Some 1,300 trials in the UK may have to stop their work if the UK leaves the EU without some kind of new regulatory regime in place, officials at Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices say in a new advisory published last week.