Praxis Begins Patient Recruitment for Pediatric Epilepsy Research Program

September 15, 2009

Brentwood, TN

Praxis a company specializing in centralized patient recruitment and retention for clinical research studies, will provide patient recruitment services to a top pharmaceutical company for a study on pediatric epilepsy. This study explores a drug’s effectiveness in very young children. Praxis’ experiences with hard to reach and specialized patient populations is extensive and includes a number of pediatric trials.

Praxis’ successful experiences with hard to reach and specialized patient populations is extensive, and includes a number of pediatric trials. Praxis has helped sponsors successfully enroll pediatric studies:

on average 2 months ahead of schedule

with retention rates most often at 96%, and

with sponsors achieving ROI from ~$1M to ~$3M

“Any time we create and manage a trial involving children there is a real added focus on understanding the mother’s perspective and concerns. We seek to really connect with the mother through images and words that speak to the heart. And by providing content that educates and informs the mom about options, the indication, and the medical research study at hand.” Donna Beasley, VP of operations.