June 1994 - The CenterWatch Monthly : Volume 1, Issue 1, 1994
Major Medical Centers Scramble for Clinical Grants Dollars
Tightening of government funding for research spurs academic centers to court private industry.
Alternative centers are capturing a larger share of the market.
Major medical centers that have established clinical-trials departments have realized big increases in grants.
Phase II Watch Provides Window of Opportunity
Targeting pharmaceutical companies at right time is key to obtaining Phase III grants.
Annual Phase III spending by PhRMA members alone tops $3 billion.
Despite size of market, investigators fail to apply for Phase III grants in systematic, effective way
Pfizer Funds $7 Million Fellowship to Train Clinical Investigators
Collaboration with Harvard hospital and MIT will give Pfizer advantage in recruiting top investigators.
Testing an Old Wives Tale Leads to Fame (and Grant Dollars)
Clinical investigator scientifically tests folklore about medicinal value of cranberry juice.
Food companies an overlooked source for clinical research grant
- Phase II Watch