6 Things That Differ Between Industry-Initiated and Academic Clinical Trials

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Clinical trials are fundamental to testing new medicine, investigating existing medicine and improving healthcare. Most research protocols are either designed by researchers employed by the pharmaceutical/ medical device company or investigators from academic institutions. Here are six things that distinguish industry clinical trials from academic clinical trials: Funding – Industry-initiated clinical trials are financially supported by the industry. The primary…

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Brexit and the Future of Clinical Trials in Europe & the United Kingdom (UK)

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In 2016 the United Kingdom (UK) held a national referendum in which the country voted to leave the European Union (EU). Since then, the UK and the EU have been negotiating an agreement that outlines the terms of the UK’s withdrawal. With uncertainty about the terms on which the UK will leave the EU, it is important to consider how…

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What Does a Successful Cold Chain Look Like?

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Clinical supply chain logistics are constantly changing as new technologies and developments are adapted. While multiple factors are responsible for reshaping the clinical trials logistics landscape, the explosive evolution of biologics is the key driver. In order to preserve the integrity of biologics and other highly sensitive medicinal products, as well as maintain the validity of trial results, cold chain…

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