A customer asked us to do a chart review of patients with hypophosphatasia, an extremely rare metabolic bone disease with a live birth incidence of about one in 100,000. The perinatal variant is rapidly fatal. A proliferation of protocols Initially informed consent was required if local regulatory authorities and/or IRBs required it. Then the Premier...
Medical and Regulatory Affairs
DURHAM, N.C., March 15, 2016 — Premier Research announces the appointment of Lisa Pitt as Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs. Joining Premier Research from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, where she was a senior regulatory project manager, Dr. Pitt provides strategic guidance and oversees the company’s regulatory affairs service offerings in rare diseases...
Experts from Premier Research will examine how regulatory changes are affecting clinical trials and medical device makers when they chair two sessions at the DIA 2015 51st Annual Meeting, June 14-18 in Washington, DC.
Join Nach Dave and Carol Huntington of Premier Research for Orphan Drug & Rare Disease Development: Understanding the European and US Regulatory Landscape. The hour-long event, beginning at 11am EDT, 4pm BST, and 5pm CEST, is aimed at researchers and pharma companies tackling some of the 7,000 rare diseases identified by the National Institutes of Health.
On Monday, June 30, 2014, Premier Research expanded its ISO certification as a provider of strategic and regulatory consulting, clinical development, and post-marketing surveillance services to manufacturers of medical devices and diagnostics. This certification includes ISO 9001:2008 and aspects of ISO 13485:2003, the key quality management standards required by international regulatory authorities and—therefore—by Premier’s customers.
Sherri Hubby, Director, US Quality Assurance, will present “A Global Perspective from Ethics, Accreditation Bodies and Industry on Conducting Clinical Trials to Ensure Compliance” on Tuesday, March 27 at 16:00. With the increased challenges that come with conducting clinical trials in global markets and shortened timelines, many groups must work together to achieve balance and build public assurance. This session will review how quality programs are being conducted to assess compliance and to ensure consistency of ethical review and decision-making despite cultural differences. Practical information will be shared including how to identify gaps for managing clinical trial weaknesses and audit readiness tips.
Premier Research announced today that it will use a new electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) system on all Clinical Development Services Studies. Trial Interactive has been tapped to provide the supporting platform. The adoption of eTMF is the company’s latest investment in its 2012-2013 technology RoadMap focused on three key areas ...
The Pediatric Research Equity Act (PREA)—requiring drug makers to test all drugs for safety and efficacy in pediatric populations as well as in adults—was passed in 2003 and updated in 2007. And in Europe, a similar requirement has been in effect since 2007.
New Survey Reveals Companies’ Concerns About Too Few Pediatric Patients for Clinical Trials Premier Research’s Survey Also Reveals Confusion About PREA and Its EU Counterpart
A new biopharma survey of 55 biotech and pharmaceutical firms in both the North America and European markets by Premier Research reveals that the biggest problem those companies are facing in complying with pediatric regulations is that there may not be enough children who are both accessible and can meet often stringent study criteria to participate in the required clinical trials.