Tag: Pediatric

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

The Top 5 Concerns for Pediatric Study Participants

Patient and parent engagement is crucial for successful pediatric drug trials. That’s why the best strategies are ones that encourage proactive involvement beginning at the early stages of protocol development through study conduct and eventual results-sharing. And that includes input. We partnered with iCAN in 2015 to ask pediatric patients, their family members, and even their friends...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

The Top 7 Considerations to Take When Designing Pediatric Analgesia Trials

Children aren’t little adults: Pediatric populations have needs and physiological factors that set them apart from adults. However, it’s taken time for that philosophy to catch on within the clinical research community at large. When writing protocols for trials of acute pain in pediatric populations, researchers must take these unique needs of children into account to meet regulatory...

Patient and Stakeholder Engagement

Premier Research’s New Pediatric Survey Reveals Challenge in Identifying Sufficient Clinical Patients

A new survey of clinical trial decision makers commissioned by Premier Research reports that identifying an adequate number of children suitable to be patients is far and away the single greatest challenge in conducting a pediatric clinical trial. The Premier Research survey also revealed a surprising lack of awareness among clinical trial sponsors that, as part of the Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), FDA will award priority review vouchers to sponsors of rare pediatric disease product applications that meet specific criteria.