Tag: Ethics


The Placebo Problem, Part 15: Ethical Considerations

This is the fifteenth and final installment of our look at the increasingly high placebo response that is plaguing clinical trials in analgesia and psychiatry. Read the rest of the posts in the series here. As our Placebo Problem series draws to a close, we conclude by taking a brief look at three ethical issues...

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Adaptive Design: Premier Research Participates in a Talk on Benefits, Risks, and Ethics

DURHAM, N.C., May 13, 2016 — A potent mix of benefits, risks, and ethical questions confronts researchers conducting novel adaptive design clinical trials. Dr. Thomas Laage, Senior Medical Director, Premier Research, explored this complex challenge in a webinar with members of the DIA Adaptive Design Scientific Working Group. Dr. Laage, with several co-authors of the...


GCP Guideline Updates: What are the Implications? Find out Nov. 20 in London

PHILADELPHIA, November 20, 2015 — Proposed updates to the International Conference for Harmonization Good Clinical Practice guidelines would be the most significant changes to international clinical research guidance in 20 years. What’s changing, and how will it affect you? Nicky Dodsworth, Vice President for Global Quality Assurance at Premier Research, will discuss proposed revisions to...