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Noun1.clinical trial - a rigorously controlled test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on human subjects; in the United States it is conducted under the direction of the FDA before being made available for general clinical use
trial, run, test - the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
phase I, phase I clinical trial - a clinical trial on a few persons to determine the safety of a new drug or invasive medical device; for drugs, dosage or toxicity limits should be obtained
phase II, phase II clinical trial - a clinical trial on more persons than in phase I; intended to evaluate the efficacy of a treatment for the condition it is intended to treat; possible side effects are monitored
phase III, phase III clinical trial - a large clinical trial of a treatment or drug that in phase I and phase II has been shown to be efficacious with tolerable side effects; after successful conclusion of these clinical trials it will receive formal approval from the FDA
phase IV, phase IV clinical trial - sometimes the FDA approves a drug for general use but requires the manufacturer to continue to monitor its effects; during this phase the drug may be tried on slightly different patient populations than those studied in earlier trials
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The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is an independent nonprofit organization founded to educate the public, patients, the media and policy makers in order to increase understanding of the clinical research process and recognition of the important role that clinical research participants play in advancing medical science.
Rasmussen previously served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs at GenVec, Vice President of Clinical Research and Senior Vice President of Clinical Research/Regulatory Affairs at British Biotech, and in various management positions within Pfizer Central Research's worldwide clinical development group.
He has been closely involved in over 200 clinical trials conducted in India to date and has been associated with the growth and evolution of clinical research in India for over 30 years.
Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research at the Duke University Medical Center, said, "The two NIH Roadmap projects housed at the DCRI have been extremely well-served by our close collaboration with CDISC in developing data standards that are important to the clinical research community.
In 2003, invivodata launched its Certified Service Providers Program to enable worldwide study sites and clinical research organizations (CROs) to develop and hone their skills at helping patients deliver high-quality PRO data.
ClinTec International is a privately owned full service global clinical research organization, which was founded in 1997 by Dr Rabinder Buttar, the company's President & CEO.
We're excited to have Advanced Clinical Software involved with the IT Roundtable," said Cherri McGrew, Director of the Clinical Research Forum IT Roundtable.
The International Association of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN) is proud to announce that the American Nurses Association (ANA) Board of Directors now recognizes clinical research nursing as a specialty nursing practice In addition, the scope of practice statement for clinical research nursing was approved and the standards of practice have been acknowledged for a five year period The scope and standards for clinical research nursing will be co-published by the ANA and IACRN and will be available in the Fall of 2016.
2 August 2016 - US-based clinical research site network BTC Network has acquired US-based multi-specialty research practice Novex Clinical Research, LLC, the company said.
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Clinical research serves as the bridge that allows the important laboratory breakthroughs to reach the bedside of patients.

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