Henry Ford Cancer Institute Aims to Increase Minority Participation in Clinical Trials

Henry Ford Cancer Institute is launching the Participatory Action for Access to Clinical Trials (PAACT) project to dramatically improve the representation of the African American community and other minorities in cancer clinical trials. Supported by a $750,000 grant from Genentech, PAACT is a community-based research initiative in collaboration with the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center […]

Are Clinical Research Coordinators Recognized as Professionals?

Clinical Researcher—March 2021 (Volume 35, Issue 2) PEER REVIEWED Erika Stevens, MA; Liz Wool, RN, BSN, FACRP, CCRA, CMT   As the number of global clinical trials continues to rise, so does the need and demand for qualified research support personnel, which further drive expectations for clearly established job functions. Variability in the assigned roles […]

When the Phases are Exhausted

Clinical Researcher—March 2021 (Volume 35, Issue 2) PEER REVIEWED Preethi Sriram, DHSc, MSN, BSN   The approval process for new drugs in the United States is designed to be rigorous, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides oversite and monitoring of the overall process through regulations and guidelines in order to ensure that […]