Why participating in research can be a rewarding experience

It’s normal for you to feel a bit nervous about joining a clinical trial. After all, choosing to participate in research is a highly personal decision that should not be taken lightly. To ease your mind a bit, we look at a few reasons why trial participation can be a rewarding experience.

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15 clinical trial patient recruitment companies (and how to choose one)

Updated March 2020:  Clinical trial patient recruitment companies use a range of methods, from digital advertising to community partnerships, to find the right patients for your trial. Depending on your trial’s needs, you may want to choose a company with a particular specialty in a therapeutic area or patient population. You may also be interested in finding a company that offers additional ...

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How long do clinical trials take?

Clinical trials begin with an idea in a lab, with the goal of creating an FDA-approved treatment or device for the public. However, this process doesn’t happen overnight. While certain emergency situations require more swift action, here’s a closer look at how long the average clinical trial journey lasts.

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Patient recruitment in clinical trials: Four ways to reach the “unreachable patient”

Patient recruitment in clinical trials has a reputation for taking a long time and slowing down research. However, with the right patient recruitment strategies, enrolling patients doesn’t have to halt your trial’s progress. Below, you’ll find four strategies used by clinical trial patient recruitment companies to reach the “unreachable patient.”

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) research round-up

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Current treatment can slow the progression of the disease and ease symptoms, but MS researchers are actively looking for a cure.

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How care partners can help newly-diagnosed MS patients

Receiving a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis can be a very emotional event. Some individuals might experience a sense of relief in finally discovering the reasons behind their mysterious symptoms, while others might feel scared and isolated. Regardless, it’s important for loved ones to help newly-diagnosed patients through the journey. 

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How to advertise clinical trials online

Sponsors advertise clinical trials online by working with a clinical trial recruitment company that places IRB-approved outreach materials on channels such as Facebook and Google Ads. Each of these channels has its own guidelines that advertisers must follow in order for ads to be approved. 

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Beyond Facebook: Lesser-known ad channels for nonprofits to try in 2020 [On-Demand Webinar]

Should your nonprofit try a new digital channel for your ads in 2020? In a recent webinar, Antidote’s Digital Marketing Manager, David Tindell, discussed ways to approach platforms beyond Facebook, from Twitter and Spotify to Quora, Outbrain, and other lesser-known advertising mediums. 

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A delicate balance: How clinical trial patient engagement benefits from technology with a human touch [Whitepaper]

Can we apply customer service models to healthcare? And what would that mean for clinical trial patient recruitment? 

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7 Things You Need to Know If You Have Multiple Sclerosis [Updated]

Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) can feel overwhelming and isolating. It's true that the neurodegenerative disease involves challenging symptoms, but knowing what to expect and how to tap into available resources can help. 

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