How to build productive, strategic sponsor-CRO partnerships

The relationship between sponsors and CROs is strengthening as the outsourcing of trials becomes ever-more common. Making this connection as productive as possible means continuing the transition away from tactical projects toward strategic partnerships with both stakeholders having vested interest in greater operational efficiency. Key to this transition is open and transparent partner communications, building a foundation of trust and long-term commitment. However, many sponsor-CRO interactions are still fraught with inefficiencies and needless duplication of task ownership.... Read


Four ways concomitant medications can complicate your clinical trial

Concomitant medications (con-meds) are prescription medications, over the counter (OTC) drugs or dietary supplements that a clinical trial participant happens to be taking at the time of the trial, in addition to the drug under investigation.... Read