Clinical Trial Participant Diversity: The Gaps and How Logistics Strategies Can Solve Them

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The success of a clinical trial often depends on attracting the appropriate participants so that the sample reflects the general population. But how to ensure that this is the case? We?ve found some of the major problems with clinical trial diversity and how to solve them. Who is Represented? Studies indicate that many trials under-represent women, people of colour, and…

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Challenges Facing Rare Disease Clinical Trials

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The USA Orphan Drug Act of 1983 created incentives for pharmaceutical companies to research and create new drug therapies for rare diseases. These incentives include tax breaks, exclusive marketing rights, unique research grants and fast-tracked FDA review processes. As a result, the clinical costs associated with the development of an orphan drug are less than those associated with non-orphan drugs1….

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3 Steps for a More Sustainable Clinical Supply Chain

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Over recent decades, the heightened awareness of sustainability issues among consumers, combined with the prevalence of corporate social responsibility and an increase in regulatory standards, has put pressure on the clinical trial and pharmaceutical industry to reduce the environmental impact of its activities. The potential benefits from creating a greener clinical supply chain includes an enhanced brand reputation and operational…

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