Multiple Myeloma

CRO Perspectives: Driving Innovation, Consistency and Reliability in Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trials

Despite advances in treatment options, multiple myeloma incidence rates have increased since 1990. Drug development for this complex disease requires a unique combination of technology and expertise. In this short series of blog posts, Covance will share perspectives on multiple myeloma testing, technique and innovation that can reduce variability and …

COVIDCELLS

Key Considerations for Medical Monitoring in CAR T Clinical Trials During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

The following blog is an adaptation of a conference presentation by Covance in September 2020 that was also re-recorded and available here Background: Medical monitoring supports the correct determination of patient eligibility for CAR T-cell therapy and plays a key role in monitoring quality patient care throughout CAR T clinical …

Optimizing ADME/hAME studies

Optimize your ADME/hAME study to overcome barriers and avoid delays for drug development success

Optimization of human absorption, metabolism, and excretion (hAME) studies, and their timing, increases the chance of drug development success, saving time and resources. This digital whitepaper provides advice and insight on how to make the right choices when planning and conducting hAME studies and how to leverage preclinical and clinical …

blog patient intel

Clinical oversight during the COVID-19 pandemic: 5 reporting lessons learned

Clinical trial sponsors need the ability to monitor the health of their study or portfolio of studies on an ongoing basis.  In times of crises, this becomes a challenging task, as the rapidly evolving situation might render standard reporting tools inadequate and outdated. The Xcellerate® technology suite has been developed …

Expediting timelines and enhancing quality for central labs global study startup

For drug development sponsors running global studies, each day on the path to market is precious. To help support sponsors’ accelerated study startup, Covance Central Laboratory Services (CLS) has enhanced its core systems and technologies to significantly trim typical startup timelines up to four weeks, reduce the time to implement …

COVID

The COVID-19 road to recovery: coordinating clinical trial testing and central lab solutions

As COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, Covance Clinical Trials Testing Solutions (CTTS) witnessed a sudden influx of COVID-19 studies from both large pharmaceutical organizations and biotechs. Not only did CTTS need to accelerate the timelines for these drug development sponsors’ urgent studies, but they needed to provide patient-centric testing solutions, …

ican peds

Protecting the safety of pediatric clinical trial participants during a pandemic

As clinical trials worldwide are facing unprecedented challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic, the experts working at the regulatory bodies and pharmaceutical companies and staff working at contract research organizations (CRO), such as Covance, have a focus to maintain patient safety as a top priority.  Almost overnight we saw many hospitals …

Patient Centricity

Inflammatory Bowel Disease clinical studies and the importance of patient centricity

In today’s exceptionally crowded clinical trial environment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), patient-centric practices can help your study of Crohn’s disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC) stand out to both patients and sites. Learn about your options to increase your trial’s patient centricity, encourage recruitment and promote ongoing patient retention. …