How to use digital health in clinical trials to improve patient engagement

How to use digital health in clinical trials to improve patient engagement

Digital health technology can improve reporting of patient data during clinical trials, but it can also lead patients to drop out.  By Vicki Anastasi and Matthew McCarty, ICON Plc Digital health technologies are changing the way companies design and implement clinical trials, shifting responsibility from investigator to patient. Adding multiple digital health technologies into trial […]

UsAgainstAlzheimer's Announces Projects to Advance the National Strategy for Recruitment and Participation in …

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — UsAgainstAlzheimer’s announced two new projects to advance the recommendations of the National Strategy for Recruitment and Participation in Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Research, released today by the National Institute on Aging. The goals of the national strategy are to increase awareness and engagement among diverse communities, build capacity and improve research […]

Life-saving breast cancer vaccine in clinical trials at Mayo Clinic

Life-saving breast cancer vaccine in clinical trials at Mayo Clinic

JACKSONVILLE, Fl. — Tens of thousands of women die annually from breast cancer, but that number could decrease soon. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, is working on a vaccine for triple negative breast cancer that could someday save millions. While the vaccine is still in clinical trials, doctors say they are very excited because early […]

Sensei Biotherapeutics Reports Results from Phase 1 Clinical Trial of SNS-301, a First-in-Class Cancer …

Sensei Biotherapeutics Reports Results from Phase 1 Clinical Trial of SNS-301, a First-in-Class Cancer …

GAITHERSBURG, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sensei Biotherapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing precision immuno-oncology therapies, announced today the results of the Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the safety and immunogenicity of SNS-301 in patients with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer (BRPC). Patients in the clinical trial were antigen-positive for human aspartate β-hydroxylase (ASPH), a novel tumor-specific embryonic antigen, […]

Veeda Clinical Research Scores Another Perfect NPRA (Malaysian Regulatory Agency) Audit

Veeda Clinical Research Scores Another Perfect NPRA (Malaysian Regulatory Agency) Audit

AHMEDABAD, India, October 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Veeda Clinical Research Pvt. Ltd., a leading independent CRO is proud to announce that our clinical (Shivalik, Ahmedabad)and Bio analytical facilities (Insignia, Ahmedabad) successfully completed second audit by NPRA (Malaysian Regulatory agency) without any major or critical observations.      (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/591114/Veeda_Clinical_Research_Pvt_Ltd_Logo.jpg ) This Inspection was a routine study […]

Scientists argue heart stem cell trial should be paused

Scientists argue heart stem cell trial should be paused

Days after Harvard Medical School said it found extensive falsified or fabricated data from the laboratory of a prominent heart researcher, doctors and scientists are urging a halt to a medical trial based in part on his work. They say that sick people should not be subjected to the risks of an experiment whose underlying […]

Breast cancer vaccine in clinical trials

Breast cancer vaccine in clinical trials

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, is working on a vaccine for triple negative breast cancer that could save millions if successful, WFLA reported. Triple negative breast cancer is a type of cancer not supported by hormonal therapy or therapies that target HER2 receptors, according to breastcancer.org. But other medicines can be […]