Alzheimer’s Studies Adopt ‘Bring Your Own Device’ Strategy for Participants

Scientists with the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine are undertaking five years of studies of a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease using a “bring your own device” (BYOD) study model. The DIAN research incorporates an observational study, clinical drug trials, a research registry, and […]

Certification Provides Proven Competitive Edge

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see the value of certification, according to clinical trial thought leader Christina Brennan, MD, MBA, CCRC, vice president of clinical research at Northwell Health in New York. Brennan sees the positive impact of certification every day on the job at Northwell, where she has overseen clinical research support […]

Technology Adoption Struggles to Eclipse Obstacles

Clinical trial practitioners and new technologies continue their tentative dance toward mutual acceptance, as a new survey shows usage on the rise but at a sometimes-disappointing pace. “We’re seeing that the industry is making progress in adopting more purpose-filled clinical applications, but there’s still a heavy reliance on manual processes and legacy systems,” says Jim […]

Integrity Drives Powerful Team Performances

While many clinical trial professionals struggle with the lack of clear career paths in the industry, there are tools, tactics, and best practices to help spot and leverage new opportunities. In this occasional series, we’ll hear from leading experts both in and outside the clinical trial industry as they offer insights on how to thrive […]

Updated GCDMP Emphasizes Importance of EDC System Selection

Data managers for clinical trials should pay attention to recent changes made to the Good Clinical Data Management Practices (GCDMP) section on selection of systems for electronic data capture (EDC), according to information provided by OnlineCRF on the main points in the revisions regarding decisions to be made in this arena. The GCDMP standard, promoted […]