clinical trial recruitment

Patient Recruitment for Alzheimer’s: A Red Carpet Event

In the United States alone, more than 5 million people over age 65 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Today there is still no cure, but there is hope. More than 79 compounds are in clinical development for Alzheimer’s and other cognitive related diseases.

Faced with the challenge of motivating the at-risk population to get free memory testing, one clinical trial site had the novel idea of hosting a free movie and memory screening event.


Does Your Recruitment Strategy Need Re-Routing? 4 Questions to Ask

I moved to Boston recently, and I’m still figuring out the lay of the land. Even when I’m sure of my destination, my app usually re-routes me and I sometimes find a shorter way to get there.

The same can be said for clinical trial recruitment strategies.  In the summer months, we find that a lot of our clients are re-assessing. How is the study tracking to its milestones? What goals have been communicated to senior management?


Is Your Trial Social?

Even the most reluctant among us are coming around to social media, with 2.31 billion users now active on social media globally. Still pharmaceutical and biotech companies have been slow to embrace social media for clinical trials. Why?


Breast Cancer Study Achieves Enrollment Goal 8 Weeks Ahead of Schedule

Our Patient & Physician Services (PPS) team designs and implements customized patient recruitment and retention programs, call center initiatives, and digital strategies, all in support of clinical trials. These efforts translate into comprehensive, end-to-end clinical trial strategies for our manufacturer partners that often exceed expectations. Check out our latest blog to see how this team surpassed the enrollment deadline for a breast cancer study.


Sneak Peek: Nine Evolutions in Clinical Research & Patient Recruitment

Any good scientist should know that in order to keep up, you must constantly evolve your techniques. That’s especially true in the realm of clinical development, where balancing the challenges of patient-centric clinical trials with increasingly tighter budgets and shorter timelines is paramount to success.

UBC’s experts are here to help. In our free whitepaper, “Nine Evolutions in Clinical Research & Patient Recruitment: A 2016 Preview,” we share an in-depth look at the trends driving clinical trial participation.



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