The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) today announces a groundbreaking new initiative to develop competence standards for clinical research coordinators (CRCs). The initiative will be driven by the ACRP Workforce Innovation Steering Committee (WISC), whose membership includes representation from a broad group of private and public stakeholders, including: Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO); […]
The final printed issue of Clinical Researcher will be mailed to ACRP Members next week. You will continue receiving the articles, columns, and peer-reviewed content you so highly value; but starting with the December issue, Clinical Researcher will only be available online at acrpnet.org/clinicalresearcher.
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The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) needs to do a better job of communicating so-called “whistleblower protections” for employees of research institutions to assuage “fear of reprisal” concerns, says a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG). OHRP, which is based within HHS, […]
It’s time for clinical trial sponsors to treat study sites as real partners, says Jeff Wagner, an advisor for clinical development information and optimization at Eli Lilly and Company. That’s one of the reasons Lilly is so active with TransCelerate BioPharma Inc., a nonprofit organization that aims to accelerate the research and development of […]
The increased complexity of study protocols and experimental drug compounds, coupled with an avalanche of new data coming from wearables and other technologies, is putting a serious strain on drug developers and the conduct of clinical trials, according to Terry Murphy, vice president of Global Clinical Development Operations for Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Coming from the manufacturing […]