The advantage of applying a multifaceted approach in Cystic Fibrosis clinical research

As a complex, inherited disease, cystic fibrosis impacts the respiratory, gastrointestinal and reproductive systems. Many clinical trials are examining therapies that target this rare disease from different therapeutic angles, such as restoring function to a faulty protein, reducing inflammation, clearing mucus buildup, addressing gastrointestinal manifestations or fighting cystic fibrosis-related infections.

Empowering CRAs with mobile tech to improve site quality through monitoring efficiency

Clinical research associates (CRAs) need immediate access to relevant and accurate site performance metrics, but information is often isolated within multiple databases and spread across different tracking systems. To deliver key site performance data to CRAs via mobile and web applications – quickly and conveniently – Covance has created a …

Achieving Compliance with E6: Exploring the Workflow Challenges

Most sponsors are well aware of the recent revision (R2) of ICH GCP E6, which outlines recommendations to unify standards across the EU, Japan and the U.S. with defined requirements for sponsors regarding the role of monitoring and risk management, there are many factors to consider for a successful implementation. …

A Practical Business Approach to Data Management for Clinical Trial Efficiency

Today’s clinical trials have become more complex and expensive, pressuring pharmaceutical companies to further improve their clinical trial operations. Clinical trial data management is one area where both sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) can uncover new efficiencies, increase cost-saving measures and better meet diverse operational reporting needs across the …

Clinical & Research Excellence Awards Shortlist Xcellerate Medical Review

Clinical & Research Excellence Awards Shortlist Xcellerate Medical Review

Covance is excited to announce that Xcellerate® Medical Review has been named a finalist in the Clinical & Research Excellence (CARE) Awards. As a finalist in the Best Sponsor-Focused Technological Development category, Xcellerate Medical Review is being recognized for its modern approach to improving the clinical trial process. The CARE Awards …

Fierce Innovation Awards Recognize Xcellerate® Trial Design As Best Data Analytics/Business Intelligence Technology

Covance is proud to announce that Xcellerate® Trial Design has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Fierce Innovation Awards: Life Sciences Edition in the Data Analytics/Business Intelligence category. The Fierce Innovation Awards: Life Sciences Edition recognizes outstanding innovations that are driving improvements and transforming the life sciences industry. …

Risk-Based Monitoring – Driving the Evolution of the Clinical Research Associate Role

Over the last 10 years, clinical trials have changed substantially in response to increasing globalization and study complexity, along with new technological capabilities and industry guidelines[1],7. With these noticeable transformations, sponsors are increasingly revisiting their monitoring methods to uncover new efficiencies and develop more robust risk management processes that can enhance …