patient recruitment for clinical trials

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?


Avoiding Summer Roadblocks to Recruitment

The summer season is fast approaching and that can only mean one thing – summer holidays. There is one sure thing to cause frustration and delays in reaching your vacation destination – roadblocks. Whilst on holiday, I tend to do all of the driving and I know that in order to reduce the chances of getting caught up in traffic jams, highway repairs, and other unexpected delays, I need to plan my route in advance. The same approach applies to patient recruitment in global clinical trials.


Are You Using the Right Recruitment Strategies for Your Diabetes Clinical Trial?

Twenty nine million Americans are living with diabetes; that’s 1 out of every 11 people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts a staggering growth in the disease’s prevalence: by 2050, 1 in 3 Americans will have diabetes.

To tackle the growing challenges of this disease, many of our manufacturer partners are working hard to develop new and innovative options that treat the disease and improve the quality of life for patients. However, many sponsors find that diabetes studies are difficult to enroll due to a variety of factors.


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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