House Democrats Press for COVID-19 Clinical Trial Transparency

“Dire consequences could result if any eventual authorization or approval of a vaccine is influenced by political pressure and is not based on sound science,” three leading congressional Democrats wrote last week to nine pharmaceutical companies currently developing COVID-19 vaccines. The politicians are seeking further information about the companies’ research and development efforts, as […]

Leaders Confront Lack of Clinical Trial Patient Diversity

Clinical trial experts from across the entire industry ecosystem took on the vexing problem of underrepresentation of minority populations in clinical trials at a September 15 summit sponsored by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and The Avoca Group. Evonne Lackey, CCRP, director of clinical research at the Swedish Cancer Institute, said the industry […]