Ernest Prentice, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Solid Definitions of ‘Noncompliance’ Can Minimize Clinical Trial Risks

Breaches in research integrity can happen anywhere, anytime, and at any point in the clinical trial process, warns Ernest Prentice, PhD, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The public must see that clinical research is ethical and in full compliance with regulations, Prentice says. “Conducting clinical trials is […]

How to Make Clinical Research Mentor Programs Work

Forget the cliché of the “wise, older” employee who takes a newbie under his or her wing. “I’ve had mentors younger than me and it’s worked out great,” says Elizabeth Weeks-Rowe, LVN, CCRA, who works out of San Diego, Calif., as a principal clinical research associate in study start-up for a major contract research organization […]

Virginia Nido, Global Head, Product Development Industry Collaborations, Roche and Genentech

Mobile Clinical Trial Success Hinges on Patient Engagement

While the benefits of using mobile technologies in clinical trials are self-evident to many in the industry, patients may still need some encouragement, says Virginia Nido, Global Head, Product Development Industry Collaborations, with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group. For example, some patients may balk at learning they won’t be making as many physician […]