Dermatology

Consulting

More Than Skin Deep: Beyond the Dermatological Manifestations of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is caused by dysregulated interactions of the innate and adaptive immune system in skin epithelium and connective tissue, including the activation and proliferation of T helper cells. As an autoimmune disorder causing widespread inflammation, it is unsurprising that psoriasis is associated with a number of non-dermatological conditions. Continued psoriasis research may give insight into the etiology...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Understanding Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a dermatological disorder that is often paired with underlying systemic disease and multiple comorbidities. While a common condition, its wide range of severity and causes, along with several clinical subtypes, make it challenging to treat. Global Impact of Psoriasis The World Health Organization estimates at least 100 million individuals globally live with psoriasis,...

Patient and Stakeholder Engagement

Premier Insight 242: How Ramping Up Communications Helped Overcome a Next-to- Impossible Recruitment Challenge

We knew going in that it could be the perfect recruiting nightmare. We were looking for children ages 2 to 12 for a dermatology study that involved long visits and extensive blood draws. We had extremely complex inclusion/exclusion criteria. And most parents wanted nothing to do with it. “Hello, it’s me again.” We sent feasibility...

Data Management & Biostatistics

Premier Insight 240: Getting Every Detail Right – With No Time to Think About How

Our customer was racing to beat a competitor to registration. One critical part of the timeline: Last patient out to database lock in two weeks. In sister studies that involved 800 patients at 90 sites. And several primary investigators who were heading off on vacation just when we needed their sign-offs on the data. We...