Sickle cell disease is a red blood cell disorder where patients have abnormal hemoglobin in those cells. In this interview Brenda Cooperstone, VP and chief development officer for the specialty care business unit at Pfizer, discusses the efforts made to understand sickle cell patients, their condition, and how the company should interact with them during visits to the emergency room.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals has announced the launch of a global program designed to evaluate the use of its PRAXBIND medicine, which received FDA approval in October 2015. The program, titled RE-VECTO, will gather data to better understand the actual usage of PRAXBIND in clinical settings.
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Post-approval research studies are becoming increasingly large and complex in the clinical research landscape. These programs are often massive in scope, engaging thousands of physicians and tens of thousands of patients. Unfortunately, post-approval operational strategies have not kept pace with the needs and demands of post-approval (Phase IV) research.