Category: Clinical Trials

Site management organizations: A deeper look into clinical trial site management landscape

Clinical trials form an integral part of the overall drug development process, enabling the necessary evaluation of the safety and efficacy of a drug candidate. Studies suggest that around 40% of the total investment made for the development of drug candidate is dedicated to clinical trials; this is equivalent to an expenditure of USD 78

Site Management Organizations (SMOs): A Trending Term in the Clinical Trial Domain

Innovators in the pharmaceutical industry are constantly developing ways to improve the process of conducting clinical trials and managing research sites. Amidst other alternatives, outsourcing various trial operations to a specialized service provider, such as site management organizations (SMOs), has emerged as a viable option for various developers. The advantages of engaging such specialized service

Clinical Trial Planning and Design Services Market: What Does the Future Hold?

Over the years, clinical research has undergone an evolutionary change, in terms of cost of research, technology used, and duration of the study. It is worth highlighting that clinical research involves two major steps, namely study design and study reporting. Further, study design involves three key steps, theoretical design, data collection design and statistical analysis

Virtual Clinical Trials: The Present And Future Of Pharmaceutical Research

The lack of patient centricity in traditional clinical trials is known to inhibit trial sponsors to retain enough patients, which is critical to successfully complete safety and efficacy evaluations of novel therapeutic interventions on predetermined completion dates. In addition, the lack of participant compliance in clinical trials often leads to massive delays which are known

Contraband in the Clinical Trials -A saga of the great apes, who went on to ban the nature

To err is human, to rectify divine, this irony perhaps holds truer for cannabis than any other domain. After using cannabis in multiple forms for at least 10,000 years, a series of events, including spread of misinformation, anti-Mexican sentiment and fear led to the ban of nature a.k.a. cannabis. The US implemented Marijuana Tax Act

Novel Clinical Trial Service Providers: Focus on RWD, Virtual Trials, Adaptive, Umbrella and Basket Designs

Studies suggest that each prescription drug requires around 10 years and over USD 2.5 billion in working capital before it reaches the market. Further, it is estimated that, in the US, 40% of the pharma industry’s R&D budget is spent solely on conducting clinical trials. Estimates suggest that nearly 85% of Novel Clinical trials fail