October 2015 – The CenterWatch Monthly : PDF
New strategies needed for integrated alliances
Strategic outsourcing relationships hold the promise of faster and more efficient R&D activity. But new research from the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD) finds the goal remains elusive because sponsor companies aren’t fully invested in their alliances and continue to use a variety of competing outsourcing relationship models without a clear or systematic pattern.
European patient engagement in critical condition
Western Europe boasts one of the largest and most active markets for clinical trials. Indeed, more than one in five active clinical investigators is based in Western Europe, and the growth in sponsor spending there now outpaces that in the U.S.
Also in this issue:
- Group seeks greater diversity in clinical research
- FDA expedites drug/biologic development and approval
- Regulatory Update
- Month in Review
- FDA Actions
- Study Lead Opportunities
- New Drugs in the Pipeline