Embedding Clinical Research into the Continuum of Care

Clinical Researcher—June 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 6) PEER REVIEWED Jennifer J. Byrne; Jane M. Shen, PharmD; Amanda W. Wright [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-0004]     Clinical research is the frontline of medical innovation. Through research projects, scientists and physicians make medical breakthroughs that directly impact the lives of patients and their families. However, what many patients and […]

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PatientLink Captures ONC Challenge with Patient-Focused Data Platform

PatientLink, a software company based in Oklahoma City, Okla., has won first place in Phase 2 of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Consumer Health Data Aggregator challenge. ONC is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The competition was designed to inspire the development of third-party, […]

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Emphasis on Biosafety in Trials on the Rise

U.S. Food and Drug Administration–approved gene therapies have long been an elusive goal for medical science. However, “the climate is right for advances in clinical trials involving human gene transfer, particularly for oncology research,” says Daniel Eisenman, PhD, RBP, SM(NRCM), CBSP, Biosafety Officer at Schulman IRB. Such clinical trials involve the deliberate transfer of engineered […]