Syneos Health Wins First ACRP All-Star Challenge for Sponsors & CROs

Syneos took first place in the inaugural ACRP All-Star Challenge for Sponsors and CROs during the ACRP 2019 annual conference in Nashville. PRA Health Sciences took second place, and Sarah Cannon Development Innovations placed third. “Congratulations to the team from Syneos Health on their win,” says Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director. “We also want to […]

Ashley Davidson, Director of the Vault Study Startup Application, Veeva Systems

Starting at the Beginning with Better Study Start-Ups

Up until recently, the increasing complications and timelines involved in clinical study start-up have not seen any true benefits from technologies that have helped in other areas of trial management, says Ashley Davidson, director of Vault Study Startup for Veeva Systems. In fact, she notes, inappropriate use of technology has possibly contributed to the problem. […]

North Carolina Biotechnology Center Joins ACRP ‘Partners in Workforce Advancement’ Initiative

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) welcomes North Carolina Biotechnology Center to the ACRP ‘Partners in Workforce Advancement’ (PWA) initiative. PWA is a groundbreaking new initiative to expand the clinical research workforce by bringing together a broad coalition of clinical research stakeholders focused on creating a sustainable workforce for the future. “We are excited […]

Kenneth A. Getz Speaking at ACRP 2019

Clinical Trial Industry Demands Increasingly Nimble Workforce

Fasten your seat belts, because the clinical trial industry is about to go on a wild ride to a brave new world where it’s no longer business as usual. Peering into his crystal ball, healthcare visionary Kenneth Getz painted a picture of a not-so-distant future clinical trial landscape in some ways unrecognizable from the way […]

David Burrow, Director, Office of Scientific Investigations, Office of Compliance, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Experts Ponder Tough Clinical Trial Challenges with Optimism

Unbowed by a litany of obstacles, including the increasingly difficult path to finding new patients and an aversion to maximizing new technology, a quartet of industry thought-leaders exuded optimism about the future of the clinical trial industry during an engaging panel discussion Monday morning (April 15) at ACRP 2019 in Nashville. “We’re going to continue […]