Key Considerations for Social Media Recruitment Platforms

Through a variety of social media platforms, the Internet offers access to a relatively large and untapped pool of potential clinical trial participants. The Pew Research Center’s January 2013 survey on Internet & American Life concluded that 72% of adults have searched for health-related information at least once during the past year.1 In the context […]

What Does the Future of Phase III Clinical Trials Look Like in a Population Health Model?

Population health management strategies can change the way clinical care reaches patients. These approaches take into account the interaction among health outcomes, determinants, and policy interventions to impact the health of both individuals and communities.1,2 By including population-level components like health assessments, health promotion, and outcome management, an effective population health model can ensure specific […]

Ken Getz, Associate Professor and Director of Sponsored Research, Tufts CSDD

Three “Givens” That Will Always Drive Successful Drug Development

There is much to celebrate as we reach ACRP’s 40th anniversary. The clinical research enterprise has been remarkably productive, and has delivered important medical therapies across a wide range of disease conditions. Research and development pipelines have grown steadily during the past four decades, fed by such innovation drivers as high-throughput screening, proteomics, and genomics. […]

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Guest Editor’s Message: Revisiting the Future…AGAIN!

If you’ve seen my name listed as guest editor of previous issues of this journal, or remember the columns I contributed during my stint as chair of the Association Board of Trustees (ABoT), you might now be predicting that your very immediate future contains yet another nonscholarly column filled with pop culture references and self-demeaning […]