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Managing Lot and Expiry is Not Just for Medications

By On September 29, 2020

In clinical trials, compliance and good clinical practice are necessities to success, and patient safety is always paramount. Every detail is important, including the technical task of managing lot and expiry. Some… Read More

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Essential Tips for Enrolling Rare Disease Trials

By On July 1, 2020

The last decade has seen an explosion in clinical trials for therapies focused on rare diseases. PhRMA reports that there are more than 800 orphan drugs currently in development or regulatory review.… Read More

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Google Translate: The Unwitting Confidentiality Flaw

By On April 15, 2020

The Information Age has impacted a wide range of industries and workplaces. The translation industry has been no stranger to technological advancements, predominantly with the introduction and ever increasing use of machine… Read More

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Site Motivation: A Key to Study Success

By On September 25, 2019

Motivating clinical research sites is one of the most overlooked factors in the pharmaceutical research industry. Even when sponsors and CROs do acknowledge the issue, they are often at a loss for… Read More

Life-Science Events

DIA 2019: Connections, Selfies, and Bridging the Gap

By On July 18, 2019

The Imperial Clinical Research Services business development team recently attended the Drug Information Association (DIA) Global Annual Meeting in San Diego. The DIA Annual Meeting gathers stakeholders across the drug development industry… Read More

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The pursuit of “real” patient data: A look at wearables and trackers

By On May 6, 2019

Despite the recent boom and popularity of wearable technology, it isn’t a new thing. Wearables in clinical research have been around since the 1950s to track activity and since the ‘70s to… Read More

Ancillary Supplies

The Secret to International Clinical Trial Shipments Clearing Customs

By On May 1, 2019

Does shipment success hinge on a person you may have never met? An important member of your study team is a person you might never meet – it’s your registered importer, known… Read More

Creative Writing and Design

Clinical Trial Branding: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

By On November 30, 2018

As we’ve discussed in this series, branding a clinical trial is an important step that can impact enrollment. Study branding begins with a comprehensive campaign incorporating an identifiable logo, appealing look and… Read More

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You Don’t Know if You Don’t Ask

By On July 17, 2018

Paper and pencil are so passé. Technology is being used in all types of studies to collect patient data in a myriad of ways. But even the simplest piece of technology is… Read More

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4 Tips for Writing for Patients in Clinical Trials

By On June 13, 2018

Writing for patients can be tricky. Now, layer in the unique challenges of those participating in clinical research trials. Intimidated? Don’t be. By sticking to a few parameters, you can write content… Read More