What are Clinical Trials?

Clinical trials are research studies that aim to establish whether a medical treatment or device is safe for use by humans. Some studies may also assess how effective a particular medical method is for specific groups of patients or conditions.  In general, their intention is to enhance current medical knowledge about the treatment, diagnosis and

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Clinical Trials Specialist Degree Apprenticeships website is now live!

The pharmaceutical industry is undoubtedly a major contributor to the UK economy, whilst also providing and developing life-saving and life enhancing medicines to patients. However, in recent years many within the industry have witnessed a lack of skilled young researchers entering the profession. For the pharmaceutical sector to prevail (especially in such turbulent times) it

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Positive results for AZ’s type 2 diabetes trial

AstraZeneca has reported positive results from the Phase III DECLARE-TIMI 58 cardiovascular (CV) outcomes trial (CVOT) of BMS-512148 compared to placebo for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The trial had met its primary safety objective of non-inferiority for major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE). The trial also achieved one of its two

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