Acorda Discontinues Tozadenant Development Program
ARDSLEY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 20, 2017 — Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOR) today announced that it is discontinuing its clinical development program for tozadenant, an investigational treatment for Parkinson’s disease, including… Details
Site-Based Clinical Trial Recruitment: How Can We Address Challenges?
This article is the second in a series on patient centricity in clinical trials (first in series). It’s no secret that recruiting patients for clinical trials can be difficult. Average people aren’t well-informed about what it means to be in a clinical trial, nor how to find one for which they may qualify. Patients tend […] Details
Why Do So Many Potential Patients Remain Wary of Clinical Trial Participation?
The number of potential patients who call themselves “very willing” to participate in a clinical trial has continued to drop between 2013 and 2017, according to a new survey from The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP). Generally, people from South America, Europe, and Asia were less willing to participate. Younger […] Details
MRA, Inspire launch online community focused on clinical trials
The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), a nonprofit funder of melanoma research, in partnership with Inspire, a U.S. healthcare social network, announced the launch of Melanoma > Exchange, an online support community for anyone touched by melanoma to find support, ask questions and build community. Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer. Over 87,000 Americans are […] Details
IMAEH Hospital joins Clinerion’s PRS network of hospitals
The Mehmet Akif Ersoy Göğüs Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Eğitim Araştırma Hastanesi (IMAEH) hospital in Istanbul has joined the network of hospitals on Clinerion’s PRS platform. The Istanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Hospital provides care for all medical indications, with specialization in cardiology and pulmonology. The hospital’s catchment area has a population of 4.5 M. It is […] Details
WIRB-Copernicus Group partners with Veeva Systems
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), a provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, is partnering with Veeva Systems to improve the speed and accuracy of institutional review board (IRB) document transfer. WCG will build a seamless connection between WCG’s MyConnexus IRB document management web portal and Veeva Vault eTMF. By linking Vault […] Details