How to ethically conduct clinical research during public health emergencies

How to ethically conduct clinical research during public health emergencies

Following the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine established a committee to assess the clinical trials conducted in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. In a report entitled “Integrating Clinical Research into Epidemic Response: The Ebola Experience” the committee outlined ways to facilitate rapid, well-coordinated responses to […]

Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial Results of FCX-007 Prove Efficacy

Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial Results of FCX-007 Prove Efficacy

This morning, Fibrocell Science, Inc released interim results from its phase 1/2 clinical trial of FCX-007 for the treatment of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB). M. Peter Marinkovich, MD, the trial’s Study Director at the Stanford University site and Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Stanford University School of Medicine presented the results at the […]

PharmaCyte Closing in on Submission of Crucial Investigational New Drug Application to Begin Clinical Trial in …

PharmaCyte Closing in on Submission of Crucial Investigational New Drug Application to Begin Clinical Trial in …

NEW YORK, NY, May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PharmaCyte Biotech (OTCQB: PMCB) has reached the proverbial “home stretch” regarding its efforts to submit an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to the U.S. FDA.  It’s an IND that has been eagerly anticipated by the company’s shareholders since PharmaCyte met with the FDA in early 2017, […]

uniQure (QURE) Highlights New Data from Phase I/II Clinical trial of AMT-060 Showing Successful Liver Transduction …

uniQure (QURE) Highlights New Data from Phase I/II Clinical trial of AMT-060 Showing Successful Liver Transduction …

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ: QURE) presented data showing successful liver transduction with the AAV5 vector in both non-human primates and humans with pre-existing anti-AAV5 neutralizing antibodies (NABs). In a study re-analyzing pre-treatment sera samples of […]

Additional Research Shows Drug in Clinical Trial Stops Growth of Pleural Mesothelioma

Additional Research Shows Drug in Clinical Trial Stops Growth of Pleural Mesothelioma

In January, MesotheliomaHelp reported that the UK Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency designated nintedanib a Promising Innovative Medicine for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Prior  results of a Phase II clinical trial for the drug, that will now move into a Phase III trial, showed “promising activity” against pleural mesothelioma. Now, researchers conducting […]

Fixing the Clinical Trial Bottleneck by Making Patients a Priority

Fixing the Clinical Trial Bottleneck by Making Patients a Priority

Xconomy San Diego —  The world of medicine and drug development has transformed dramatically over the past 50 years. Today, we have biologic medicines, genomic sequencing technologies, and digital health tools that help patients become more engaged in their care. But one part of the equation hasn’t seen very much change at all: clinical trials. […]

'Clinical trials help medical researchers'

'Clinical trials help medical researchers'

South Western Sydney Local Health District’s Director of Research Professor Les Bokey said the development of a new medicine to treat advanced prostate cancer and the use of medicinal cannabis for terminally ill patients are among more than 300 clinical trials in progress across south-west Sydney. Speaking to promote International Clinical Trials Day (May 20), professor Bokey said clinical trials […]

Thanks to New Zealand Clinical Trial Patients

Thanks to New Zealand Clinical Trial Patients

Monday, 21 May 2018, 1:39 pmPress Release: Merck Sharp and Dohme NZ Sunday May 20, marks International Clinical Trials Day and the chance to say thank you to New Zealand clinical trial patients around the country. Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world to recognise the day that surgeon James Lind started what is […]

UCB collaborates with Science 37 on virtual clinical trials

UCB collaborates with Science 37 on virtual clinical trials

UCB is changing the way it conducts some of its research studies, removing the need for patients to attend hospitals by allowing them to take part in virtual clinical trials at home. The Belgium biopharma company is collaborating with California’s Science 37, which says its ‘decentralised’ clinical research model offers greater patient value and results […]