For Principal Investigators, the One-and-Done Syndrome Persists

Clinical Researcher—September 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 8) SPECIAL FEATURE Ann Neuer, MBA Leon Rosenberg, a self-proclaimed physician-scientist at Princeton University and the former president of the Pharmaceutical Research Institute at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, wrote a fascinating piece in The Journal of Clinical Investigation about the declining number of clinical investigators.{1} He declared, “In the absence […]

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Further Processing of Personal Data in Clinical Research

Clinical Researcher—September 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 8) ICH IN FOCUS Madeleine Kennedy While informed consent is a prerequisite for the enrollment of subjects in a clinical trial (according to the tenets of the International Council for Harmonization [ICH] Guideline for Good Clinical Practice E6(R2) 4.8), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)* imposes a number of […]

Clinical Trials Teamwork: Some Assembly Required

Clinical Researcher—September 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 8) MANAGING EDITOR’S MESSAGE Gary W. Cramer Back in the days when the bread-and-butter part of one of my former jobs was translating the findings of scholarly research articles into digestible press releases for media consumption, one of my favorite topics was organizational behavior. Even for someone with as […]

There’s Room at the Table

Clinical Researcher—September 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 8) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE Jim Kremidas Think about the last special occasion you enjoyed at a favorite restaurant. Maybe it was a birthday. An anniversary. Or maybe you just decided to treat yourself to great food in a nice atmosphere with attentive and helpful wait staff. Perhaps the host […]