Category Archives: Clinical Trials

Weighing the Benefits of Adaptive Clinical Trial Designs – An Update

As stated yesterday, there is a great deal of interest in the upcoming workshop on adaptive clinical trial design to be held in November in the Washington area.  While plans have not yet been finalized, here are some insights. The … Continue reading

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Public Relations and Clinical Trial Recruitment

Last night ABC World News Tonight carried a piece about clinical trial recruitment and cancer.  It was an important piece, not only because of clinical trial recruitment generally, but also as a piece, spoke to the need of great public … Continue reading

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Down the Road – Incentivizing and Implementing Adaptive Trial Design

On July 10, 2006, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs at FDA delivered a speech before the 2006 Conference on Adaptive Trial Design that was very interesting for those contemplating the future of clinical trials design. … Continue reading

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Minority Enrollment in Clinical Trials

When I worked at AIDS Project Los Angeles, I had a wristwatch with the organization’s name on it. Once when I was being examined by a heterosexual physician, he glanced at my watch and immediately asked why I had it … Continue reading

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