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ClinicalTrials.gov Revamps Website

For the first time since 2012, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is set to unveil major upgrades to its popular ClinicalTrials.gov website. The website provides patients, family members, healthcare professionals, researchers, and the general public easy access to information on current and pending trials. As of May 25, it listed 245,000 clinical studies covering […]

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Is CRA Fraud Undermining Clinical Trial Integrity?

Nearly 85% of clinical research associates (CRAs) were fraudulently documenting informed consent during a Phase III trial involving more than 100 sites, according to an observational study of several clinical trials conducted by Laura LaRosa, RN, MS, president of Sheldon Clinical Trials Consulting, Inc. “I think [some form of clinical operations documentation fraud] is happening […]

Special Advertising Supplement: Schulman IRB

The completion of the human genome project and advances in genetic engineering have paved the way for clinical trials involving human gene transfer, colloquially known as gene therapy research, to enter the mainstream. Gene therapy research involves the deliberate transfer of engineered genetic material to humans, with the goal of compensating for genetic mutations, conferring […]

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Integrated Clinical Analytics Model to Improve Business and Operational Excellence in Clinical Research

Innovation and technology are driving efficiency and performance in clinical research by changing the way data are captured, monitored, analyzed, and reported. Mobile and Internet-connected medical devices generate large volumes of data in an environment where data science, data discovery, and visual analytical tools are empowering clinical researchers and study teams to improve trial management, […]