Nancy Ryerson

Nancy Ryerson is a digital communicator with years of experience covering healthcare. Today, she's a Digital Marketing Manager at Antidote, where she manages the company's content marketing and SEO strategies. Prior to joining Antidote, Nancy spent three years at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, where she created content for Parkinson's disease patients and expanded the Foundation's email list by 100,000+ members in two years through search and social strategies. She holds a BA in English and journalism from NYU.

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10 Clinical Trial Recruitment Strategies That Work

The best clinical trial recruitment strategies start by considering the patient perspective. From there, it helps to get creative. A reliable clinical trial patient recruitment plan incorporates a range of outreach methods designed to reach patients quickly and efficiently while providing them with the information they need to take the next step. 

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What's Next for Alzheimer's Research?

An estimated 5.8 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. As the millions of patients and caregivers around the country know too well, there is not a treatment option that slows or stops disease progression.

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Crohn's Disease Research Round Up

Crohn's disease is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) that causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract, leading to uncomfortable abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, cramping, and other symptoms.

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The Science of Clinical Trial Selection: Why Trial Type Matters to Patients

Living with a chronic illness or other condition can take up a significant piece of a patient's time. Though clinical trials can be beneficial to patients, recruitment efforts have to compete with many other products and services that can offer a patient support. 

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Autoimmune hepatitis diet: What do doctors recommend?

While there is no recommended diet for autoimmune hepatitis, diet considerations related to weight management and alcohol consumption may make an impact on both symptoms and disease progression. Following a healthy diet and talking with your doctor about alcohol consumption can help you avoid complications related to obesity, reduce weight gain from common steroid treatments, and avoid ...

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What Are the Stages of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis?

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a rare, progressive lung disease. While there are not formal categories of IPF, doctors and patients sometimes think of IPF in four different stages depending on symptoms and treatment needs. 

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The Best Clinical Trial Recruitment Strategies for Fast Results

As a clinical trial sponsor, you don't have time to waste. Running a clinical trial for one day can cost up to $37,000 by some estimations. Delays in new treatments hurt patients waiting for better options, too.

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Asthma Research Round-Up: July 2019

Today, nearly 25 million people in the United States are living with asthma. For 5 to 10% of those living with asthma, symptoms such as wheezing and shortness of breath aren't well managed by their current treatments. 

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Clinical Trial Recruitment Tools for the 21st Century

Today, study teams have a variety of clinical trial recruitment tools at their disposal to find the right patients for their studies. As anyone involved in the patient recruitment process knows, enrolling patients into studies isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. Complex protocols in particular can make recruiting patients particularly challenging – and make using a varied approach more important. 

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5 Lesser-Known Reasons to Join Asthma Clinical Trials

If you live with asthma, you may still have trouble with symptoms even on your regular medication. That’s why asthma clinical trials explore new potential treatments for asthma.

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