A Year in Review: An Interview with Antidote CEO, Laurent Schockmel

It’s been one year since Laurent Schockmel took the helm at Antidote. We sat down with Laurent to talk about his journey from scientist to CEO and hear his reflections on his first year at Antidote. Here’s what he had to say:

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10 Fascinating Clinical Research Blogs to Follow

The best clinical research blogs don’t just cover the latest news in the industry – they also take an informed position on how we can improve the research process. We count on the ten blogs below for information that’s both useful for clinical research professionals, and makes us think, too. Follow them on social media or subscribe to their newsletters or blog feeds to make sure you’re always up ...

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Why quality matters more than quantity in clinical trial patient recruitment

Today, nearly 60 million patients are needed for currently recruiting clinical trials. And in fact, 80% of trials will be delayed or closed due to difficulty finding patients to take part. 

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Clinical Trial Recruitment Rate Calculator

Recruitment rate for clinical trials is calculated by multiplying the number of sites and randomized patients per site by the number of months of recruitment time. This number can also be reverse-engineered, starting with the number of randomized patients a trial needs.

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After Years with Eczema, This Young Woman Found the Right Treatment – And Her People

Alexis Smith had eczema as an infant, but had lived a mostly itch-free childhood until hitting puberty at 12. That's when her symptoms came back.

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Why is Crohn's Disease Painful?

Crohn's disease is painful because of inflammation in the digestive tract leads to symptoms such as abdominal cramping, severe diarrhea, and rectal bleeding. Some people with Crohn's also experience joint pain, which can occur alongside digestive flares. Joint swelling, or arthritis, is the most common complication of Crohn's disease that takes place outside of the digestive tract. 

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25+ Useful Clinical Trial Recruitment Statistics for Better Results

If you've heard any statistics around clinical trial recruitment, it's most likely this one: approximately 80% of clinical trials are delayed or closed because of problems with recruitment. Additional troubling statistics include:

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Webinar: "What I've Learned in 20 Years of Patient Recruitment"

As medications become more targeted and sophisticated, the growing complexity of clinical trial protocols is making it more difficult than ever to find the perfect patients for your trials. That’s why a thoughtful and strategic patient recruitment strategy is key.  

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How We Delivered 300% of Our Clinical Trial Recruitment Goal [Case Study]

While approximately 15 to 20 percent of people 65+ have Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), it can be difficult to identify, and difficult to determine if it is related to Alzheimer’s disease. MCI does not always lead to dementia, but people with MCI are four times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia than those without it — so it’s important to treat this condition ...

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Uncontrolled Movements In Parkinson's: Why They Happen & What Can Help

Parkinson's disease is a movement disorder that can involve several different kinds of uncontrolled movements. Some are caused by the disease, such as tremor and gait freezing, while dyskinesia – uncontrolled jerking or twisting movement – is caused by long-term levodopa use.

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