5 Things You Need to Know About Clinical Trial Drug Packaging

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Packaging is an important component of successfully getting a drug ready for its clinical trial. While there are a number of regulations surrounding drug packaging and labeling, packaging specialists have one of the most creative roles in the clinical trial industry because of unique and specific packaging needs. In this article, we break down the five most important aspects of…

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The Effects of Canada’s Legalization of Cannabis in Clinical Trials

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With Canada’s legalization of cannabis now here, it’s important for the clinical research community to stay informed on what legalization will mean for cannabis regulations in clinical drug trials. With terms like decriminalization and phytocannabinoids coming up in everyday conversation, it may appear that legalization will further complicate the pre-existing clinical trial regulations but – spoiler alert: developing treatments that…

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Patient Enrolment Retention in Clinical Trials

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In order to successfully run clinical trials, you will need to be able to successfully recruit subjects. It is critical to the success of your trial to implement strategies for subject recruitment and retention.  At the subject level, participation is voluntary based on informed consent. An essential element of the informed consent process is ensuring that subjects are provided with comprehensive…

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5 Risks Most Clinical Supply Professionals Overlook

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Risk-awareness is a critical component of successful clinical supply management; you cannot fix the problems you don’t know about. We see clinical supply professionals overlooking the same key risks time and again. Let’s address them now. Expiry dating One of the biggest impacts to the success of clinical supply management is expiry dating, particularly of the product itself. As formulation…

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Clinical Trial Supply Management: In-house Versus Outsourcing

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Determining whether to conduct clinical trials in-house or outsource the task to a contractor requires careful consideration. We must weigh the pros and cons of expenditures versus potential advantages. In-House Trials Pros: More flexibility Increased in-house knowledge Lower potential for communication issues Cons: Possibly more expensive Requires time and resources to develop in-house expertise If you decide to conduct clinical…

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