BRANY protocol launch showcases paradigm shift in behavioral and social sciences research

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Biomedical Research Alliance of New York (BRANY) released a new research protocol template specifically designed to address the unique needs of social-behavioral-educational researchers. This launch comes as part of Protocol Builder, a secure, cloud-based protocol writing application. This special template provides a guided, step-by-step protocol-writing process for investigators who specialize in psychology, nursing, education and other disciplines that are focused on behavioral and social functioning.

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Envisioning the site of the future

Monday, May 1, 2017

The drug development world has been notoriously slow to adopt change, but industry leaders and visionaries expect the clinical research enterprise to change dramatically.
Integration of healthcare data, the power of data and analytics, a rapid move toward more targeted therapies and customized treatments, along with the desire for a lower cost R&D model are among the forces driving transformation in the way the research environment will function in the future.

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The CenterWatch Weekly, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

DrugDev acquires SecureConsent

DrugDev has acquired SecureConsent, an electronic informed consent (eConsent) pro­vider, in a move that expands the company’s suite of technology offerings designed to improve the efficiency of clinical operations at investigative sites. No financial terms of the deal were disclosed.

New specialty IRB targets social science research

A major provider of clinical research support services has launched a new institutional review board (IRB) focused entirely on social science research. The Biomedical Research Alliance of New York (BRANY), a network of four medical centers with over 200 affiliated study sites, now of­fers centralized IRB services from a panel of academic experts in social, behavioral and educational research (SBER). The new SBER IRB includes epidemiologists, psychologists and social workers, and represents an expansion of BRANY’s existing IRB services.


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Laura Donohue joins BRANY’s IRB team

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Laura Donohue has joined Biomedical Research Alliance of New York (BRANY), a national organization providing support services to sponsors and investigators involved in research, as IRB supervisor. She will work with BRANY’s central, AAHRPP-accredited IRB.

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BRANY solution takes two 2015 app design awards

Thursday, October 8, 2015

ProtocolBuilder, a first-of-its-kind solution for writing clinical trial protocols, has received Gold Awards for “Best New Service Award or Application” and “Health Application” in the 2015 [app] design awards sponsored by design100. The awards celebrate creativity and innovation in design achievements by app creators and commissioners.

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