Regulatory bodies in the European Union have launched an initiative to develop the region as a focal point for clinical research and to better integrate clinical research in the European health system.
More than 360,000 people have signed up to the UK’s registry of people interested in participating in vaccine trials: the world’s first database of its kind. The UK is also exploring other measures – such as human challenge trials - to boost clinical...
The clear evidence of increased risk of COVID-19 infection amongst ethnic minority groups, people from Black and Asian backgrounds, is of urgent public health importance, according to the authors of a paper published today by The Lancet.
AstraZeneca paused its COVID-19 vaccine trial earlier this month for a safety review – generating headlines across mainstream press worldwide. Such pauses are not uncommon in clinical trials – so what’s the best way to deal with them?
While last month saw many pharma executives leaving their positions to head towards smaller biotech companies, this month saw members of the industry climbing the ladder from various different starting points.
A potential new law mandating the running of clinical trials before
a "generic" biologic drug approval may seem like a potential
goldmine for contract research organisations (CROs), however, this
vision is premature.