Abeona Therapeutics is named after the Roman goddess who was the protector of children as they start out on their journey. Since launching as a private company in 2013, Abeona has partnered with a dozen international foundations to fund its development efforts. Currently it is seeking a treatment for children with Sanfilippo Syndrome, and engaging caregivers to determine how to best meet the needs of patients taking part in trials.
Radio Free Asia (RFA) is reporting that a government investigation in China has revealed fraudulent practice on a massive scale in clinical trials. China's food and drug regulator recently carried out a one-year review of clinical trials, concluding that more than 80 percent of clinical data is "fabricated," state media reported.
Many of the innovations applied to healthcare in recent years, such as wearables and other mobile devices, have served to collect precisely this kind of information. How far does a given patient walk every day? How much sleep does she get every night? Devices that answer questions like these are expanding the concept of precision medicine to include more than just genetic data.
Several recent analyses have called attention to the increased scientific and operational complexity of today’s clinical trials.
Did your last trial meet its enrollment milestones? Delayed drug approval can cost more than $600K a day.
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