Behind The Scenes Interview: How A Clinical Research Organization Functions

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I was able to interview Prasad Sristi, CEO of Mindprint Solutions. Mindprint helps CRO’s efficiently run their businesses by integrating various layers of software in order to allow the CRO’s to focus on their core competency: drug discovery, development and clinical trial management. Prasad shares some of the insider knowledge with regards to how CRO’s negotiate their budgets with Sites, what business activities generate the most profit for them and we even get into the topic of remote monitoring. This was one of the better interviews I have conducted in some time as the behind the scenes insight into how a cro operates was valuable. I hope you find some of the findings helpful from this interview!
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Interview With A Future CRA and Former Study Coordinator In Clinical Research

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Below is the video where I interview a future hopeful clinical research associate (CRA). We get into some of her background as a study coordinator for oncology trials at a Southern California University. Mya also shares a bit of her personal story with respect to clinical trials and what they mean to her personally.

In this video below, Mya is actually interviewing me for a PhD program thesis that she is writing on the business of clinical trials and government funding.

Thanks for watching and as always, let me know if you have any questions regarding CRA’s, funding, or careers in research!
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How Technology Will Change Clinical Trials and More Random Talk With Barbara Duck

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I finally got the chance to interview the one and only Barbara Duck also known as “The Medical Quack” which is the name of her world famous blog where she discusses many issues related to healthcare, privacy, data, technology and more. This conversation is extremely casual, but we discuss a few trends that we see taking form when it comes to clinical trials, particularly the use of electronic health records and health data storage websites such as mediguard that could be used to recruit study participants in the future. Many CRO’s have entered this space, most notably Quintiles, and we discuss whether this is a good recruitment method or not. Let us know what you think about this rather controversial issue.
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How Pharma MegaMergers Will Affect Clinical Research, Remote Monitoring, Investigator Initiated Trials and More!

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In today’s video, regular guest guru and producer of the show, Darshan Kulkarni stopped by to char regarding Investigator Initiated Studies, PDUFA, how mergers and acquisitions in the industry will affect us research clinics, remote monitoring and a whole lot more. We hope you enjoy and learn something new here!

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Get An Insider’s Perspective On How Biotechs Function!

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I interview Barry Werth, author of The Antidote and Billion Dollar Molecule. I am currently reading his latest book, The Antidote, and I describe it as the Moneyball for Biotechs. In this interview, Barry and I discuss his two books, as well as the entire drug development process and even get into some of the guerilla marketing tactics that Vertex biotech, the star of the books, used in order to raise awareness about itself and some of the medical conditions that their researchers were working on.

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Funding and Investing In Clinical Trials and More Fun Talk!

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In this wildly unstructured interview with guest guru, attorney and pharmacist Darshan Kulkarni, we dive into a wide variety of topics including how to possibly invest in and fund your own clinical trial, how research clinics are paid, what factoring means when it comes to your budget planning and much more.

Share your thoughts, questions, concerns at dan@theclinicaltrialsguru.com and I will follow up with you!

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