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  • The COVID-19 pandemic continued to reshape the clinical trials landscape in 2021. Trialtrove recorded 4,109 industry-sponsored clinical trials from Phase I through to Phase III/IV that either reached completed status or reported primary endpoints, an 8.8% annual increase.

  • See the industry’s NAS success stories: new chemical or biological entities where the active ingredient had received no prior approval for human use. 

  • Citeline Study Feasibility is a predictive analytics solution designed to help sponsors select the right countries, sites and investigators, minimizing startup time. It is powered by machine-learning (ML) algorithms trained on industry gold-standard datasets.

  • This white paper focuses on clinical trials, aligning the latest trends in rare disease R&D viewed through the lens of gold-standard clinical intelligence. From this emerges practical recommendations regarding clinical trial design, stakeholder engagement, and patient recruitment.

  • One way sponsors can eliminate barriers and incorporate the patient voice in the clinical trial process is by partnering with patient advocacy organizations. Discover the equally important roles that education and communication play. 

  • Three pressing issues stand out and require the collaborative efforts of the biopharma industry to slow the pandemic, reduce deaths and hospitalizations, and return life to something resembles normality: understanding long COVID, growing the arsenal of anti-infectives and tackling virus variants.

  • Advance planning is the key to streamlining plain language summaries (PLS). With the EMA’s new Clinical Trial Information System (CTIS) on track to launch Jan. 31, sponsors would be well advised to prepare their PLS now. Here’s how.

  • Patients look to disease and advocacy groups as trusted resources, particularly when it comes to clinical trials. These groups have a responsibility to provide accurate, up-to-date clinical trial information — and counter misinformation. Communication is key.

  • Utilizing the gold-standard clinical trials intelligence database Trialtrove, this analysis delves into the sponsors, diseases, and types of trials taking place in China, and considers the drivers shaping the present-day landscape. As the statistics show, the real explosion in clinical activity in China may be just starting.

  • In this year’s analysis, we dissect data from all Phase I–III clinical trials that started in a year dominated by COVID-19. The report reveals trends, discusses the industry’s evolution, highlights shifts in drug development strategies, and examines the emergence of (or declined activity in) key markets.

  • Do you suffer from text neck? Learn what it is, along with the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this common condition, with detailed images showing the biomechanics and anatomical structures involved. 

  • The COVID-19 pandemic created delays for trials that were planned for completion in 2020 and directly contributed towards trial terminations. Despite this, more diseases, and more indications outside of oncology, achieved at least 25 successful trials. Read the full report.

  • Are you ready for the new Clinical Trial Information System (CTIS)? With European Clinical Trial Regulation (EU-CTR) 536/2014 set to go into effect in January, all stakeholders will be required to submit study information through CTIS. Be prepared with these best practices.

  • Sponsors conducting study feasibility must weigh variables ranging from epidemiology to enrollment benchmarks. This lends itself to a machine-learning approach vs. manual analyses. Even greater time and cost savings can be realized when study feasibility is applied to trials in niche patient populations, where limited availability of data precludes conventional approaches.

  • Industry statistics reveal that up to 86% of clinical trials do not reach recruitment targets within their specified time periods. In order to turn that number around, sponsors should conduct feasibility studies starting with protocol development and study design. In doing so, they will be able to effectively identify countries, study sites and investigators for conducting the research.

  • As the race for a COVID-19 vaccine has painfully illustrated, minority groups remain grossly underrepresented in clinical trials. So how can study sponsors increase the diversity of clinical trial participants? Check out these top tips.

  • The Federal Court in Seife determined that in issuing a “Final Rule” HSS misinterpreted, and thus misapplied, certain clinical trial reporting requirements found in FDAAA. This white paper assesses the impact of a recent federal court ruling on clinical trial disclosure compliance and health authorities’ announcements upholding it.


  • There’s more involved in creating plain language summaries than meets the eye. This planning guide addresses all aspects of PLS, from regulatory requirements to team roles and timelines.

  • The coronavirus pandemic, with #COVID-19 clinical trials underway, underscores the importance for clinical data sharing, clinical trial transparency, and plain language summaries.

  • Many blood donors don't realize that their blood also can be used in clinical research. Now, as COVID-19 threatens to create blood shortages, donating blood is more important than ever.