How Humanized Machine Learning is Giving the Life Sciences Industry a Shot in the Arm

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) DATA-TECH CONNECT David Bennett   The life sciences industry currently finds itself facing a perfect storm of challenges—from society’s rising concern over health costs to changes in the physician’s role. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are being rapidly adopted to transform existing business processes and unlock additional […]

Research Bioethics Emphasis Goes Worldwide Through International Fellows Program

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) ETHICS IN ACTION   This interview with Subhashini Gopal, MSc, MPhil, a psychologist and coordinator of psychological services at the Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF) in Chennai, India, focuses on her experiences as a participant in the WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) Spring 2019 International Fellows Program. Founded in 2002, the […]

Bringing Results to Patients: A Way Forward Using Collaboration, Integration, and Datasharing

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) SCIENCE & SOCIETY Al O. Pacino   To benefit the clinical research experience, global connectedness across technological capabilities and industry-focused leaders will be key to generating clinical discovery. When thinking about the direction of technological innovation in the modern clinical research enterprise, we are faced with tracking […]

Getting the Future We Deserve

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE Jim Kremidas   From the Philip K. Dick novel-turned-miniseries The Man in the High Castle to Philip Roth’s novel (and soon-to-be miniseries) The Plot Against America, alternate history in science fiction and fantasy can be thought-provoking as it contrasts our real world against an artist’s […]

Don’t Judge a Site by its Cover

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) CRA PATHWAY Elizabeth Weeks-Rowe, LVN, CCRA   As children growing up, we are taught to never judge a book by its cover, but to look within for the true character of a person. As researchers, we are taught to gather and analyze data before forming our ultimate hypotheses. […]