Oncology & Hematology

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Premier Insight 265: Complete Response: Lymphoma Trial A Surprising Success For Five Patients

A trans-Atlantic study to evaluate an antibody for treatment of B-cell non-Hodgkins lymphoma is still almost three years from completing patient follow-up, but already it has succeeded beyond expectations in the form of five patients declared disease-free a year and counting. The Phase 2 trial involved a CD19 antibody that was tested at 26 sites...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Premier Insight 258: Glioblastoma Drug Study Yields ‘Unexpectedly Huge’ Advance

A three-nation study of a treatment for recurring glioblastoma showed the therapy more than five times as effective as the typical protocol, an unexpectedly large advance in fighting these aggressive brain tumors. But it was a long road, and the drug’s efficacy was a big factor in extending the trial to five years — nearly...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Premier Insight 256: A Talent for Resolving Unusually Complex Issues

A customer came to us with a seven-year project to develop a novel human antibody from scratch, to treat multiple myeloma. There were no benchmarks, no relevant data on similar compounds because there were no similar compounds. The first challenge: engage key opinion leaders This project was never going to be easy or “by the...


Premier Insight 259: In Clinical Trials, Success Isn’t Always Where You Expect It

When does a clinical trial that falls short of its goal still constitute success? When the experience reveals invaluable lessons in how to avoid a repeat performance — and identifies a highly productive location for siting future studies. A large, multinational study of a drug to control inflammation in patients with recurring high-grade malignant glioma...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Rare Oncology Research in the 21st Century

Speakers: Sachin KulkarniExecutive Director, Strategic Development, Oncology & General MedicinePremier Research Juliet M. MoritzExecutive Director, Strategic Development, Rare DiseasesPremier Research Study of rare cancers tends to look more like rare disease research than standard oncology research. This webinar will highlight some of the challenges in designing and conducting trials for rare cancers and explore positions...


Early-Stage Considerations for Maximizing Success in Initial Oncology Clinical Trials

There’s a lot to consider when investigating a novel and targeted oncology compound, and decisions you make early on can have profound and lasting implications. In this webinar, Premier Research shows how making sound decisions from the outset can improve your odds of long-term success. Oncology experts, Paul Hallenbeck and Luke Gill, Executive Directors for...

Premier Research Helps Fight Childhood Cancer One Cup at a Time

Premier Research’s staff across the United States took part in National Lemonade Days on Friday June 8, 2012. Employees in Austin, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Quincy and Salt Lake City set up lemonade stands at their office locations to raise funds for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF).