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Mike Novotny, founder and CEO of Medrio, discusses the considerations of using digital technology within clinical trials. more

Opinion

A collaboration between biopharmaceuticals company Parexel and Microsoft is using mobile and wearable technology to help improve data access within drug development. more

Technology

Investor in healthcare technology and services companies — Genstar Capital — has acquired global provider of eCOA and eConsent solutions for the life sciences industry — CRF Health. more

News

NHS England has set out its plans to simplify research processes enabling clinical trials to be fast-tracked and improving patient access. more

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In this online exclusive, Dr Andrew Rut, CEO of MyMeds&Me, discusses the value of big data for the pharma industry and the conflict that arises between protecting personal data and effective drug development more

Opinion

In this online exclusive, Alex Aves, marketing executive, Rephine, looks at blockchain in more detail including how it may benefit the pharmaceutical sector. more

Opinion

Swiss-based company, Novartis, has launched a digital research platform created with Apple ResearchKit — FocalView app — which it hopes will modernise ophthalmic clinical trials making them more accessible and flexible. more

Technology

Veeva Systems in collaboration with six contract research organisations (CROs) have introduced a new industry standards group, Align Clinical CRO, that is dedicated to making it easier for sponsors and CROs to work together during clinical trials. more

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Swiss-based specialty pharma company, Polyphor, has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase III clinical trial for murepavadin — a pathogen-specific antibiotic being developed for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia more

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A new version of the model Clinical Trials Agreement (mCTA), aimed at speeding up clinical trials and medicines research, has been welcomed by life science leaders across the whole of the UK, according to the ABPI more

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Pharmaceutical outsourcing services provider, PCI Pharma Services, has revealed its intentions to acquire the Australia-based clinical services provider, Pharmaceutical Packaging Professionals (PPP). more

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A study of clinical trial professionals has revealed the top challenges and frustrations with current Randomization and Trial Supply Management/Interactive Response Technology (RTSM/IRT) systems as well as opportunities for improvement. more

Analysis

A new survey report from Tufts Centre for the Study of Drug Development has highlighted that life sciences companies plan to use a greater range of patient data in clinical trials for more accurate decision-making. more

Analysis

The BBC has reported that researchers from the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute are seeking 500 NHS patients to test a new ‘universal’ vaccine for seasonal influenza, which may give better protection against the virus. more

News

Head of operations at Sharp Clinical Services, Dave Wilson, reveals how automating packaging lines can benefit clinical trial supply and what should be considered before introducing new technology. more

Opinion

The charity organisation, Cancer Research UK, has selected the Veeva Vault eTMF system, from Veeva Systems, for the modernisation of its clinical trial processes. more

Technology

Clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, Cellectis, has received a notice from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that a clinical hold has been placed on its ongoing Phase I studies evaluating the CAR-T therapy (UCART123) after a fatality. more

News

A strategic partnership between Allscripts and Elligo Health Research has been announced that will help clinicians conduct clinical trials within their own clinics and thus bring new treatments to patients. more

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Scientists from the University of Southampton are commencing a trial of an experimental drug, combined with immunochemotherapy, to treat certain patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). more

News

Bruno Speder, SGS Life Sciences, gives an overview of new EU regulation 536/2014, introduced to provide a single European submission and approval procedure for clinical trials, and discusses the effects it may have on early phase clinical trials more

Opinion