Getting to know the people you might meet at your clinical trial site visit

You’re all ready for your clinical trial site visit. You get a call from a clinical research assistant telling you that when you come in, you’ll first meet with a clinical research coordinator, followed by a nurse, a graduate student, and a principal investigator of the study. Who are all of these people, exactly? We take a look at some of the key players in the game when it comes to your site ...

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How to connect with others in the IBD community

Inflammatory bowel disease, commonly referred to as IBD, is characterized by a group of intestinal disorders that cause inflammation of the digestive tract. The two most common kinds of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Every person’s experience with IBD is different, but some of the main symptoms include diarrhea, bleeding ulcers, stomach pain, cramping, and weight loss. 

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Asthma research round-up

Asthma is a chronic disease that causes your airways to become inflamed, making it hard to breathe, which affects over 25 million people. It is characterized by coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing, and chest tightness. 

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Patient engagement during COVID-19 [whitepaper]

Does a health crisis change digital engagement behaviors? How should digital marketers respond?

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Inflammatory bowel disease research round-up

Inflammatory bowel disease, commonly referred to as IBD, is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that cause chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The two most common forms of IBD are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. In 2015, 3 million American adults reported being diagnosed with IBD. 

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The dos and don’ts of social media in clinical trial patient recruitment in 2020

Social media, in its many forms, has become an extremely important component of any clinical trial patient recruitment strategy. At any given time, with 3.5 billion users in the world scrolling through Facebook feeds, creating Instagram stories, and Tweeting out the latest news happenings, it’s easy to understand why these digital platforms make sense for engaging patients around clinical trials. ...

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Panel recap: “Trial continuity during COVID-19”

COVID-19 is dramatically impacting clinical research, leading to questions about the most effective solutions across the industry. On Thursday, April 16th, ERT hosted an interactive webinar with experts who discussed clinical trial continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic. This “Trial Better Live” briefing featured: 

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Parkinson’s disease research round-up

Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative movement disorder, impacts nearly one million people in the United States and more than 10 million people worldwide. There is currently no standard treatment for Parkinson's disease – treatment for each individual person is based on his or her symptoms. Treatments can include medication, surgical therapy, and various lifestyle changes (like exercise ...

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Antidote’s smart COVID-19 clinical trial search

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all of our families and our communities, hitting the most vulnerable populations the hardest and testing our healthcare system. COVID-19 research is critical. We recently announced the addition of COVID-19 trials to our signature clinical trial search platform, Antidote Match. This means that you can now use our search to be quickly matched to clinical trials ...

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World Health Day and a celebration of care

Today is World Health Day. The theme this year is celebrating the work of those who care for patients, such as partners, nurses, and midwives. While carers are always critical to the foundations of our healthcare system, it’s particularly important to recognize their essential jobs now, as they serve on the frontlines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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