November 2008 – The CenterWatch Monthly : Volume 15, Issue 6, June 2008
No Standard Policy for Conflicts of Interest
Many research organizations have taken actions to strengthen their policies for managing financial conflicts in recent years.
Medical Writing Takes Off in India
Medical writing is the latest niche CRO service to be a focus in India. India-based company Cactus Communications has opened an office in the US, positioning itself to become a player in Western markets.
Are Pediatric Networks Coming Into Their Own?
Two years after the European pediatric regulation went into effect, its mandate to create a European pediatric network of research.
Eye On: Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart disease is now the number one cause of death among adult women as well as adult men in both the United States and Europe. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI), or heart attack, results from atherosclerotic blockage of the main arteries supplying the heart muscle. AMI is the leading cause of cardiovascular death in the developed world, with more than 2 million new cases each year in the United States, Western Europe and Japan.
- Month in Review
- In the Pipeline
- Opportunities Underway