San Diego: Taking the Pulse of the Biotech Industry

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. San Diego brings to mind images of sunny beach fronts and surfers for many. For others, the California coastal city is a biotech center worth billions of dollars in research funding…

Foxy Nights 2019 Raises the Stakes on Parkinson's Disease Research Fundraising

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. On a recent August afternoon, actor and activist Michael J. Fox took the stage to talk about successfully pursuing goals - no matter how big or small those goals may be. Michael J. Fox,…

Building Bridges Between Promise and Reality: The Road Ahead for Clinical Trials in 2019

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. Challenges faced by researchers trying to translate stem cell based therapies into real-life treatments could be likened to the 1969 lunar landing: Even though they're operating at a…

The Patient Experience in Tomorrow’s Clinical Trials

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Curtis Head co-founded PRC Clinical in 2003. As CEO and board member, he is leading and expanding PRC Clinical’s brand, growth, and services in the United States and beyond. Curtis has 20 years of clinical research experience from academia…

Trends in Ophthalmology Clinical Trials

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. From simple cell forms, the eye matures and develops into one of the most intricate sensory organs, capable of detecting, converting, and interpreting light signals, an exquisitely…

AAO 2018: The Art and Science of Ophthalmology

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. The theme of this year’s AAO conference – the event right now for all things ophthalmology -- is Art + Science. The science part is obvious in that practice is based in science,…

Veeva R&D Summit North America: A Window Into The Future

Joshua Elvert, Senior Business Development Manager at PRC Clinical, attended the 2018 Veeva R&D Summit in Philadelphia, PA, this week. Here is what he learned and why we believe this is an important summit for any clinical trial professionals…

World Alzheimer's Day: Progress and expectations against the Disease

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. Behind the outward cognitive warning signs of Alzheimer's disease -- decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills -- is a build-up of abnormal protein deposits that cause brain cells…

Boston Biotech Hub: The Biopharma Pipeline

Boston goes hand-in-hand with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, big name universities linked to the people behind everything from Arpanet to Facebook. Indeed, MIT helped to make the term technology part of our modern lexicon.…

"ALS is not an incurable disease. It is an underfunded one."

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. Many of us will remember the Facebook images of celebrities submitting to the shock of icy water poured over them to raise money for ALS research. Apart from its obvious viral quality…