ARTICLES BY ALETHEA WIELAND
Regulatory Science & Clinical Research: Where Do We Stand (And Where Are We Going)?7/14/2020
This article will share some thoughts on the current state of regulatory science, by reflecting back on two prominent meetings — the inaugural UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) Summit and the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) Virtual Meetings for Stakeholder Engagement on ICH E6.
What’s Really Behind The CRA Shortage In Clinical Trials? A Root Cause Analysis3/18/2020
The #1 and #2 complaints I hear consistently from peers and partners in life sciences companies are the inability to hold third-party partners and CROs accountable for quality performance and to have a consistent experienced team over the life of their clinical trial. The two are inextricably linked.
RWE In Clinical Research: Challenges, Opportunities, And 2 Case Studies To Move Us Forward9/26/2019
This is the second article in a two-part series addressing real-world evidence (RWE) for life sciences leaders who may be struggling to make sense of the rules. In this part, we will explore the challenges and opportunities RWE presents for life sciences companies, review two recent examples, and discuss how this newer way of thinking will transform the way we design and conduct clinical research or evaluate value-based decisions for the better.
Real-World Evidence In Clinical Research: We’re Not In Kansas Anymore9/19/2019
This is the first article in a two-part series addressing real-world evidence (RWE) for life sciences leaders who may be struggling to make sense of the rules.
What Is Taking So Long For Meaningful Interoperability In Clinical Research?6/6/2019
Three decades ago when I entered the profession of clinical research, our workplace equipment extended to typewriters, white-out, mimeographs, hand-written documents, rubber erasers, pens, label makers, and fax and copy machines. Rows of massive, locked, fire-proof filing cabinets storing millions of papers for a nationally funded research program lined record rooms, hallways, and every spare corner of the offices. Most of us felt rewarded when we could use a typewriter with a correction key despite one’s typing skills being firmly judged by the illegible mistakes in the carbon copies.