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…

Parkinson's Awareness Month: An Insider's Look at the State of Research

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. Parkinson's disease was first diagnosed two centuries ago. Today it ranks among the most common degenerative disorders. However, a resolution is stubbornly elusive, as is the case with…

New Pathways, New Solutions: Trends in Orthopedic Clinical Trials

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. The old image of orthopedics is an outdated one. While the field still deals with broken bones, strained muscles and torn ligaments. the way that these orthopedic injuries are being…

Looking back: A year of change in Clinical Trials

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter.   Looking back at 2017, a year of change in leadership, legislation, investment and innovation at almost every level, two events stand out. The first is the 21st Century Cures…

How FDA’s Program Alignment Initiative Will Impact Clinical Trials

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. In 2015, several pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inside and outside the United States received a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that their manufacturing standards…

Proactive Patient Enrollment Strategies for Clinical Operations Professionals

Clinpulse is an ongoing series of expert panel discussions on topics related to the advancement of clinical research. Our event on Sept 21st, 2017 in Boston brought together industry experts to discuss patient enrollment strategies. Melissa…

Change, Collaboration and Innovation: Trends in Neurology Clinical Trials

By Angela Woodall, Healthcare and Environmental Reporter. Despite decades of focused research, treatments for neurology-related disorders are limited. However, recent work promises to widen the window on options. Several avenues of investigation…