How Long Do Clinical Trial Phases Take?

Before a potential new treatment can reach patients, it goes through several clinical trial phases that test the treatment for both safety and effectiveness. Together, clinical trial phases take six to seven years on average. Each individual phase takes a different amount of time, with Phase 3 trials lasting the longest. Read more

Clinical Trial Advertising Guidelines to Follow for IRB Submission

When creating clinical trial advertising materials, it's important to craft outreach copy that connects with patients. But in order for your Institutional Review Board (IRB) to approve your materials, your materials also need to adhere to guidelines set out by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read more

Asthma Clinical Trials: Frequently Asked Questions

Asthma clinical trials need volunteers to take part so new treatments can move forward. But the process of finding and volunteering for a clinical trial can be challenging to figure out. We answered some common questions about asthma clinical trials to help interested patients find opportunities that are a match for them. Read more

Lupus Clinical Trials: Frequently Asked Questions

Clinical trials for lupus research potential new treatments, and need volunteers to take part. The research process can be confusing, though. If you're interested in finding a lupus clinical trial but don't know where to start, we've collected a list of some of the most common questions patients ask about research participation. Read more

Clinical Trial Phases: What’s the Difference?

Clinical trials research potential new treatments, including medication, medical devices, and lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise. Typically, a potential treatment goes through at least three clinical trial phases before it becomes available to patients. Read more

How Research Sites Can Use Clinical Trial Recruitment Plan Templates

Clinical trial patient recruitment can be one of the most stressful parts of running a study at a research site. Delays are common, and can hold back progress for the trial in general. Read more

How to Find Diabetes Clinical Trials Near You

There are currently 263 studies for type 1 diabetes and 710 studies for type 2 diabetes looking for volunteers. Most studies need hundreds or even thousands of volunteers to take part, so if you're interested in joining a trial, chances are there's an option for you out there. Read more

7 Clinical Trial Advertising Tips for Research Sites

A pharmaceutical company chose your site for a new trial, and your team is ready to start creating a clinical trial patient recruitment plan. Knowing that 80% of clinical trials are delayed because of recruitment problems, the process can be daunting. In addition to reaching out to patients in your site's database, chances are you'll also experiment with clinical trial advertising to meet your ... Read more

Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Case Study: Alzheimer's Disease

Clinical trial patient recruitment can be difficult for Alzheimer's disease trials, particularly for prodromal Alzheimer's. Increasingly, sponsors are turning to Alzheimer's patient registries for help. Here, we'll share an Alzheimer's registry recruitment case study that demonstrates the need for community engagement and precision matching for these types of projects. Read more

5 Clinical Trial Project Management Courses to Consider

Clinical trial project management is an important part of keeping trials on track and on budget, but project managers aren't always given the resources they need to succeed. Some see project management as simply a soft skill, but it's actually a complex discipline that can benefit from formal training programs. Read more