Ethicists: access needed after brain implant clinical trials

Ethicists: access needed after brain implant clinical trials

Dr. Gabriel Lazaro-Munoz, assistant professor in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor Spurred by significant investment by the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, next generation deep brain stimulation (DBS) and other brain implants are gaining momentum in clinical trials to treat serious treatment-resistant brain-related conditions. In new research […]

Phase II clinical trial for Parkinson's treatment, THN102, receives first European approval

Phase II clinical trial for Parkinson's treatment, THN102, receives first European approval

The first European approval for a Phase II clinical trial with THN102 in Parkinson’s patients has been announced by biopharmaceutical company, Theranexus. This study, which has been approved by the Hungarian Medicines Agency, will investigate the safety and efficacy of two THN102 doses in subjects with excessive daytime sleepiness associated with Parkinson’s disease. The randomised, […]

Pharma company suspends clinical trial at Jaipur hospital

Pharma company suspends clinical trial at Jaipur hospital

After reports of “irregularities”, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited (GPL) has suspended clinical trials at the Malpani Hospital in Jaipur. The hospital had allegedly conducted the trial on 17 people from Churu district. According to a GPL spokesperson, “In the wake of the event of media reports alleging irregularities at the hospital, the company has decided to […]

Enrollment on Tazemetostat Clinical Trials Halted by the FDA

Enrollment on Tazemetostat Clinical Trials Halted by the FDA

Jason M. Broderick Robert Bazemore Enrollment has been halted by the FDA on clinical trials of tazemetostat in patients with various solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, according to Epizyme, the manufacturer of the EZH2 inhibitor. The partial clinical hold on the tazemetostat program comes after Epizyme provided a safety update detailing a pediatric patient with advanced poorly […]

Science 37 and VisualDx Partner to Provide a More Patient-First Approach to Decentralized Clinical Research in …

Science 37 and VisualDx Partner to Provide a More Patient-First Approach to Decentralized Clinical Research in …

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Science 37, a trailblazing company focused on “site-less” clinical trials, and VisualDx, the world’s leading diagnostic clinical decision support system for physicians and front-line providers, announced today a strategic partnership that will empower the public to make better informed decisions with their doctors about managing skin problems. As part […]

UK commits to EU trial rules post-Brexit as CRUK hails 'fantastic news'

UK commits to EU trial rules post-Brexit as CRUK hails 'fantastic news'

The U.K. government said it will endeavor to keep pace with the European Union’s impending changes in clinical trial procedures, bringing some solace to those wondering how the two will stay aligned after Brexit starts in earnest next March. To provide “the strongest possible reassurance,” Baroness Annabel MacNicoll Goldie of the House of Lords clarified […]

Gateway for Cancer Research Announces Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial Using “Tumor Paint” in Pediatric Brain …

Gateway for Cancer Research Announces Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial Using “Tumor Paint” in Pediatric Brain …

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gateway for Cancer Research (Gateway), a non-profit dedicated to funding transformational cancer research, announces the completion of a Phase I clinical project led by Dr. Sarah Leary, pediatric oncologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital, which used a promising new discovery called “Tumor Paint” in children undergoing brain tumor surgery. Tumor Paint (known as tozuleristide […]

Med Label to revolutionize the clinical trial supply chain

Med Label to revolutionize the clinical trial supply chain

E Ink and Faubel & Co Nachf GmbH have announced the availability of the Faubel-Med® Label, a smart label for investigational medicinal products. The Med Label features E Ink‘s low-voltage film technology, bringing display modules and new system designs to pharmaceutical packaging. For more information see the IDTechEx report on   The Med Label is […]