CRO/Sponsor Articles

Forum Discusses Continued Challenges with Trial Data Transparency

Jan 15, 2016

By Lisa Henderson

With global regulatory changes happening quickly and often, there is concern that sponsors need more robust systems to keep pace and have a global disclosure strategy in place.

Investigators’ Experiences in Cooperation with CROs in Clinical Trials in Finland

Dec 23, 2015

By Jaana Hynynen, Eija Metsälä, PhD

While several studies and surveys have examined the relationship between sponsors and CROs, there has been little analysis of CRO-investigative site relationships. This study uncovers useful learnings on the positive and negative experiences of investigators in their direct dealings with CROs.

Know Before You Go: Japan Trials

Nov 30, 2015

By Applied Clinical Trials Editors

There are key cultural differences to be aware of before conducting clinical trials in Japan.

Stumbling Seven Times But Recovering Eight

Nov 09, 2015

By Jae Chung, Masashi Kiyomine

Japan is increasingly a region where opportunities for global registration studies abound, supported by government policies as well as the medical community and its local population. However, incorporating Japan as an integral part of your global trial execution strategy does not come without its unique challenges.

Real-World Evidence Studies

Oct 12, 2015

By Mark Cziraky, Michael Pollock

Essentially, data about real-world patient experience help fill the knowledge gap between clinical trials and actual clinical practice.

CRO/Sponsor News

Bayer Selects Oracle’s Clinical Solutions

Bayer HealthCare has selected Oracle Siebel Clinical Trial Management System and Oracle Health Sciences Clinical Development Analytics.

Celgene Expands Use of Medidata’s Technology

Celgene has expanded its eight-year technology relationship with Medidata to add the Medidata Clinical Cloud® as its enterprise technology platform.

PPD Enhances Central Lab Data Capabilities for Sites

PPD has expanded Preclarus, its clinical data platform, to enable study sites to access central lab data in real time, and improve inventory management and order tracking, among other features.

ERT's Innovation Lab Opens Today

Through collaboration with leading technology providers, pharmaceutical researchers, and ERT scientists, the Lab is developing and testing diverse technologies for use in clinical research.

CRO/Vendor Oversight Performance Indicators are Lacking

Using performance indicators in CRO/Vendor oversight ranges from the basic, to the unreliable to emerging innovations and strategies.

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