By Stephanie Pyle, Director of Content and Communications
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided new proof of the research community’s resilience and collaborative spirit. Teams across the research spectrum have moved quickly to protect participants, staff, and communities from potential hazards.
At Advarra, we have heard from thousands of research sites seeking guidance on how to conduct safe and compliant research during the public health crisis. Sites have had to make many changes during the pandemic, and some may need to operate with limited staff and other resources for weeks or months to come.
As public health restrictions begin to relax and sponsors contemplate restarting pre-pandemic research activities, sponsors should consider how this “new normal” will impact plans to re-open research after COVID-19.