Many of you have no doubt heard someone in your current or past organization say, “Quality, cost, and speed — pick two.” This statement refers to the perception that a project cannot achieve all three areas as priorities and therefore the organization must choose which two out of the three to prioritize.
A group of academics who work at the intersection of drug development and medical ethics are jumping into the kerfuffle over proposed Right To Try (RTT) legislation, noting they are deeply concerned about the ramifications of a federal RTT law for patients and families. In a letter to the leadership of the House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee health subcommittee, the group notes it has “strong opposition’ to the pending legislation.
Earlier this year, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $3.5 million settlement against Primex Clinical Laboratories, a California laboratory providing clinical diagnostic testing services. As if that multimillion-dollar fine was not ominous enough, the DOJ announced another settlement in the same press release: It had imposed a $270,000 fine against the CEO of a related pharmacogenetics testing facility. The alleged wrongdoing centered on “sham” clinical trials, purportedly designed to mask improper payments to physicians who ordered pharmacogenetics tests.
The FDAAA Title VIII, which required clinical trial results to be disclosed on ClinicalTrials.gov, went into effect in September 2007. The industry has now reached the 10-year anniversary of the act, which is a good time to reflect on progress that has been made and whether the requirement has actually improved transparency in clinical trials.
- Clinical trial sponsors and clinical supply vendors must fully consider all attributes of their supply chains to ensure continuity of supply post-Brexit. This whitepaper outlines many questions that sponsors and vendors alike should ask
Contracting an in-country clinical depot helps bring costs and timelines under control.
Long-standing global relationship and history of quality important factors in selecting their partner to process foreign cases for PMDA submission for studies.
SynteractHCR is a multinational clinical research organization, formed from the merger of Synteract with Harrison Clinical Research in 2013, which provides global, full-service clinical trial services. We have more than two decades of experience supporting biopharma companies in all phases of clinical development across multiple therapeutic areas. We customize programs that will deliver timely, high quality data to help you get to decision points faster, taking time and cost out of drug development.
As FDA guidelines evolve and drug products on the market begin to age, Bio/Pharmaceutical manufacturers face scrutiny of the original methods used to support these products. Therefore, manufacturers must re-evaluate these methods to ensure they comply with current FDA expectations.
In July 2012, a series of pharmaceutical legislation became effective in the European Union (EU), which included new requirements for Marketing Authorization Holders (MAH).
Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that its Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to evaluate OMS824 in Huntington's disease has been cleared by the U.S.
DATATRAK International, Inc. (OTCQX: DTRK), a leader in developing cloud-based, unified eClinical® technologies and delivering related services for the clinical trials industry, today announced its operating results for the first quarter of 2013.
Oracle and Proteus Digital Health announced recently that Oracle has made a strategic minority investment in Proteus, a leading digital health company.
NextDocs announced the release of NextDocs 6, the latest version of its award-winning regulated content management and compliance suite.
TransPerfect, a leading provider of solutions for global development and commercialization of products to the life sciences industry, announced that Aptalis Pharma ("Aptalis") has implemented Trial Interactive as its global pharmacovigilance system master file (PSMF) solution.
DATATRAK International, Inc. (OTCQX: DTRK), a leader in developing cloud-based, unified eClinical™ technologies and delivering related services for the clinical trials industry, today announced its operating results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2012.
CFS Clinical (CFS), a specialty provider focused on the business and financial management activities for clinical trials, recently announced the launch of its upgraded technology platform and new tax consulting services.
Mesoblast Limited (ASX:MSB) (OTC ADR:MBLTY) today announced that United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in agreement for Mesoblast to supply its proprietary Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) for clinical trials in the United States under Investigational New Drug (IND) protocols, from Lonza's contract manufacturing facility in Singapore, in addition to its United States facility.
CRF Health, the developer of the TrialMax® Suite of electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment Solutions (eCOA) for the life sciences industry, becomes the first eCOA company to complete a full validation study for Professor Juniper’s ACQ and AQLQ questionnaires to the “Gold Standard” based on her recently released “Levels of Acceptability of Electronic Versions” rating system.
DATATRAK International, Inc. (OTCQX: DATA), a leader in developing cloud-based, unified eClinical® technologies and delivering related services for the clinical trials industry, today announced it will soon be trading as DTRK.
Mission3, the Premier Regulatory Information Management provider for the Life Science industry will be exhibiting at the upcoming 2012 RAPS – The Regulatory Convergence Conference. The company will have a booth set up in the exhibit hall (#224) and have team members attending the educational sessions.
Bioanalytical and pharmacokinetic specialty Contract Research Organization (CRO) MicroConstants announced today the successful completion of a five-day inspection by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations.
Merge Healthcare Incorporated, a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, recently announced that Datapharm Australia Pty Ltd. has selected Merge’s eClinical OS™ solution to bring EDC in-house and provide control of electronic case report form (eCRF) creation and mid-study adjustments.
Five executives representing regional and national companies will receive Star Developer awards in recognition of their work to develop future leaders. The awards will be presented in October by The Professional Development Group, an executive coaching firm.