Tag: neurodegenerative disease

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

A Vast Unmet Need: Challenges In Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

Dementia is a growing global epidemic, affecting nearly 47 million people worldwide. That number is expected to approach 75 million by 2030, when the cost of patient care is forecast to reach $2 trillion. And the trend will only accelerate: By 2050, it’s estimated that 115 million will suffer from some form of dementia. Alzheimer’s...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

The 7 Most Important Steps for Success in Neurodegenerative Disease Trial Design

When it comes to clinical trials for neurodegenerative disease (NDD), it’s easy to get overwhelmed by complexity. Not only are the mechanisms that underlie NDDs like multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s still largely a mystery, their inherent variability is hard to account for. The best way to combat the problem? Break trial design down into more manageable pieces....

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Neurodegenerative Disease Research: Steps to a Successful Clinical Trial

Speakers:Anne-Marie Nagy, Ph.D., Executive Director, Strategic Development, Neuroscience, Premier ResearchTodd Leathers, MBA, Executive Director, Strategic Development, Neuroscience, Premier Research Neurodegenerative disorders present some of the biggest challenges in planning and conducting clinical drug trials. Diagnosis alone is tricky, given the often-delayed onset of symptoms, and optimizing study design, recruitment, event adjudication, and biomarker use complicates...

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Success in Neurodegenerative Disease Trials: Attend Our Nov. 15 Webinar

DURHAM, N.C., November 10, 2016 — Researchers developing treatments for neurodegenerative disorders face some of the biggest hurdles in planning and conducting clinical drug trials. Get advice on navigating this difficult terrain by attending a Premier Research webinar on Tuesday, November 15. Neurodegenerative Disease Research: Steps to a Successful Clinical Trial will describe a complex...