The Difference Between Academic and Private Industry Clinical Trials

One way to remember the difference between an academic and private research site is that private research sites do not develop their own protocols. Private research sites obtain their protocols from sponsors.

Unlike academic research, private research does not begin by writing a grant proposal.

Clinical Research Remote Monitoring Systems and Where I Hope The Industry Is Headed

Remote monitoring techniques are still being tested. This approach to monitoring and the technology that comes with it has the potential to change the world of clinical research.

CRA’s may one day be able to enjoy monitoring from any part of the world.

You Must Diversify In Clinical Research!

New sites may benefit from being experts in single indications. However, sites should consider becoming more flexible due to the unpredictability of the available studies.

If your PI doesn't agree with conducting research in new indications, it might be time to find a sub-i.

If your PI doesn’t agree with conducting research in new indications, it might be time to find a sub-i.

Make The Jump From Academic or the CRA World Into Owning A Clinical Research Site?

Academic research is different from private research. Anyone transitioning from academic to private research may be surprised to find out that payment strategies are very different.

Know the benefits and risks of making the jump from academic research to private research.

Know the benefits and risks of making the jump from academic research to private research.

 

Do You Pay Clinical Research Coordinators Overtime For Going To Investigator Meetings?

Having a coordinator present at an investigator meeting helps sponsors train key study personel. Therefore, site owners may want to consider a budget, that includes the cost of sending a coordinator to investigational meetings, during budget negotiations.

Coordinators traveling for work should be compensated for their time.

Coordinators traveling for work should be compensated for their time.

How Health Fairs Can Help You Recruit Patients For Your Clinical Trials

Health awareness events can be an excellent opportunities to recruit new patients. Savvy site owners might want to involve sponsors, and potentially reduce to cost of recruitment to $0.00.

Research sites should always look for new recruiting opportunities.

Research sites should always look for new recruiting opportunities.