One of the main challenges in clinical trials is the lack of people participating in them. If you are part of a clinical research organization, or a sponsor, you know why a CRO is working double time to recruit patients to become subjects of clinical studies and sponsors are spending a large amount of money […]
Diabetes is a disease in which the body has high levels of blood glucose or blood sugar. It is also one of the major causes of kidney disease. In the United States, this medical condition is the most common cause of kidney failure. Thus diabetic kidney disease is a major concern.
Kidneys are responsible in filtering […]
Specialties in medicine, such as nephrology, and clinical trials go hand in hand. Patients suffering from diseases related to the renal system are increasing in number, including those with kidney problems and hypertension.
According to the World Health Organization, over 1.4 million patients worldwide are receiving renal replacement therapy (RRT) while the National Kidney Foundation reported […]
The National Institute of Clinical Research (NICR) is a managed clinical research organization (CRO) and site management organization (SMO) owned by a physician, sponsored by some of the big names in the industry, and has a network of trial industry entities. It uses independent research sites to help deliver streamlined and premium services to both […]
When it comes to clinical trial management, there are two major players in the field: CenterWatch clinical trials listing service and the National Institute of Clinical Research (NICR). If you’re a sponsor who needs assistance with an upcoming clinical trial, you’ll most likely narrow down your choices between these two organizations.
Both CenterWatch and NICR have […]
Our kidneys play an important role in our bodies because of the many functions they have. Aside from removing waste products in the body, these organs stimulate the production of red blood cells and help regulate blood pressure. They also absorb minerals and aid in calcium metabolism. That said, unhealthy or damaged kidneys can lead […]
There are many steps to take before a clinical trial can get underway, and one of the most important things to do is to find the right site management organization (SMO). With this organization by their side, sponsors and CROs will have experts who will assist them with site identification and initiation, patient recruitment and […]