The Future of Clinical Trials – Redux

Doug Stewart, Clinical Professionals Director of Training Academy and Hosted Employment, has updated his popular clinical trials article from last year about the future of clinical trials and new technology and methods that will help boost progress in drug development and patient safety.  In 2015, Professor Allen Frances of Duke University published an article sharing

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So what remuneration can you expect in clinical trials? Perhaps our 2018 Salary Survey will offer the answers…

It has often been remarked that the Clinical Research and Life Science industry as a whole contribute hugely to the UK economy, with over £30BN GDP and providing an estimated 480K+ jobs in 2015 which in the intervening years has continued to accelerate with substantial growth particularly seen within Biotechnology roles. Clinical trials are undoubtedly

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GDPR’s involvement in Clinical Trials

What is the new GDPR and how will it affect the Clinical Research Sector? The new General Data Protection Regulation (No. 2016/679, or ‘GDPR’) came into force on 25 May 2018 across all EU countries including the UK. The new Regulation aims to provide a high level of protection for personal data, to ensure that

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Apprentice Levy For Life Sciences: A solution for employing talent in clinical trials

As part of our Clinical Trials Day content, Clinical Professionals Director; Sarah Goddard explains how the Apprenticeship Levy could help kick start a career in clinical trials… There are apprenticeships that have been running very successfully for some time now within the scientific and manufacturing spaces, but the clinical trials industry has only just started to

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Johnson & Johnsons receives mixed success at Phase 3 trials for their antidepressant, esketamine

JnJ have revealed new data on its new depression drug esketamine, its chemically ‘left-handed’ version of the controlled anaesthetic often used recreationally, creating a varied viewed of its efficacy. JnJ’s drug, which is delivered by a nasal spray, was tested in treatment-resistant depression, defined as unaffected by two or more currently available antidepressant medications of

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Congratulations Suzanne Swan!

Clinical Professionals Director, Suzanne Swan, took part in the London Marathon to help raise money for blood cancer charity, Bloodwise. We are extremely proud that Suzi finished the marathon in 4hrs and 55min! Fantastic effort considering the unusually warm weather! Suzi raised 120% of her initial £2,500 target and raised £3,010! Which makes the overall

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