By Amar Patel, Senior Manager, Project Management, Greenphire
The lack of diversity in clinical research is a problem. While there are many reasons for underrepresentation, lack of awareness and mistrust of the system compounded by the burdensome nature of trials rise to the top. The result? Imprudent science.
In this blog, I review statistics documenting the underrepresentation of certain populations in clinical trials, plus ways we, as the collective industry, can overcome these imbalances, through a combination of awareness, education and patient-centric solutions.