Accelerating clinical studies is a mission that affects us all.
I can’t count the number of medical conferences I’ve attended over the years. Word to the wise: If you’re a layperson, you’ll probably feel out of place. The discourse is decidedly professional, complete with expert vocabulary and statistical analyses and charts.Read more
Interactive Web Response Systems (IWRS) are the technology that clinical trial site managers use to randomize patients and manage drug supplies for a clinical trial. Along with their counterpart from an older generation, Interactive Voice Response Systems (IVRS), the technology falls under the umbrella term Interactive Response Technology (IRT). At least, it used to. Randomization and Trial Supply Management (RTSM) is the new term on the block, and its supporters say that it may help clarify the role the technology plays in clinical trials.Read more
On February 9, you may have heard that Congress renewed funding for the Special Diabetes Program (SDP), a key program that funds diabetes research through the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our friends at JDRF were heavily involved in advocating for the SDP to be renewed, so we sat down with Cynthia Rice, JDRF’s Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Policy, to learn more.Read more