CRO/Sponsor Articles

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: Methodology Options for Optimal Research

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.

Delving into ICON's Use of IBM's Watson

Sep 21, 2015

By Moe Alsumidaie, Lisa Henderson

Steve Cutler, COO, tells Applied Clinical Trials how ICON will be using IBM's Watson Clinical Trial Matching service.

Is a Bigger CRO Better?

Sep 17, 2015

By Jason Monteleone

Much of the growth that has taken place in the top tier of CROs in recent years has been in the acquisition of some of the smaller, more innovative companies, rather than an increase in the number of compounds under study.

Challenges of Clinical Site Management in Eastern Europe and Cross-Regional Prospective

Sep 15, 2015

By Nikolay Grechko, MD, Kateryna Bezditko, PharmD, PhD, Sergii Myronenko, MD

Survey of pharma and CRO clinical trial professionals attempts to answer whether Eastern European countries are still considered attractive destinations for clinical research.

CRO/Sponsor News

Advanced Clinical Selects TRI RBM Platform

TRI will be providing the OPRA platform for all of Advanced’s studies whose sponsors have requested a risk-based approach to monitoring.

Parexel Adds Clinical Development Optimization

Its Clinical Development Optimization process uses advanced technology to help expedite drug development through all four critical stages of clinical development – design, start-up, trial execution, and submission.

Parexel, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University Offer Joint Program

Parexel and Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, a private pharmacy and science university, announced the new Joint Program for Clinical Research and Clinical Trial Management

Clinovo Announces Expansion of CRO Network

Clinovo, a provider of cloud-based e-clinical software, has unveiled plans to expand its CRO partner scheme involving ClinCapture, its electronic data capture (EDC) system. Ten new CRO partners have been added in the U.S., Russia, Spain, Mexico, India, and Japan

Quintiles Contributes to Apple’s ResearchKit

The overall enhancements provide ResearchKit app developers with extensions that support additional capabilities. Quintiles’ contribution to ResearchKit should enable the apps it produces with the framework to further engage patients participating in clinical research.

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