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Patient and Stakeholder Engagement

Premier Voices #8: Engaging Patients in Clinical Trials w/ Alan Thomas & Juliet Moritz

Clinical research certainly has evolved over the past three decades. There are more trials crossing a broader spectrum of indications, and advances in study design and execution have dramatically changed the way drugs and medical devices are evaluated and sold. But perhaps no change has been more significant than the growth in engagement on the...

Patient and Stakeholder Engagement

Premier Voices #7: Rare Disease Advocacy & International Ataxia Day w/ Alan Thomas (Ataxia & Me)

This episode, we’re proud to share the first part of our conversation with Alan Thomas, patient advocate and founder of Ataxia & Me, ahead of International Ataxia Awareness Day on September 25. Alan talks about his personal journey with ataxia and how he first got started with patient awareness. Follow Alan and Ataxia & Me...

Medical and Regulatory Affairs

Premier Voices #6: Operationalizing the New MDR With Janet Kube (Part 2)

The European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation (IVDR) are putting a lot of pressure on the medical device industry. These are big changes with far-reaching implications, and if there’s a common denominator among them, it can be summed up in one word: more. In this episode of Premier Voices,...

Medical and Regulatory Affairs

Premier Voices #5: Operationalizing the New MDR With Janet Kube (Part 1)

If you sell medical devices in Europe and haven’t made plans to comply with the EU’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation (IVDR), it’s time to step things up. The new MDR and IVDR rules adopted a little over a year ago do have generous phase-in periods — three years for...

Premier Voices #4: The Placebo Problem Part 2 With Michael Kuss

Measuring, interpreting, and mitigating placebo response is a persistent and growing challenge in analgesia clinical trials. In the conclusion of our Premier Voices podcast series on the placebo problem, Paul Mirek, Marketing Manager, and Michael Kuss, BS, Vice President, Analgesia Product Development, examine experimental trial designs, inclusion and exclusion criteria, and other approaches to managing the...

Premier Voices #3: The Placebo Problem Part 1 With Scott Millard

 The placebo effect’s impact on drug development is widely known, but you may be surprised to learn that the word “placebo” has had multiple meanings — all of them pejorative — going back hundreds of years. Scott Millard, Premier Research’s Executive Director for Strategic Development and Analgesia, explores the role of placebos in the...

Premier Voices #2: Registry Studies & Natural Histories in Rare Disease Trials w/ Angi Robinson & Juliet Moritz

 Patient registries and natural history studies are vital tools for orphan drug researchers, who often struggle with limited understanding of diseases and sparse data due to small patient numbers. In the second installment of the Premier Voices podcast with Angi Robinson, Vice President, Clinical Development Services, Rare Disease & Pediatrics, and Juliet Moritz, Vice...

Premier Voices #1: Rare Oncology w/ Colin Hayward & Peter Larson

The inaugural edition of Premier Voices focuses on rare oncology drug development and takes a looks at: Using adaptive design to limit patient exposure to ineffective treatments and increase the overall likelihood of success Making the most of small and geographically dispersed patient populations Dealing with limitations such as a lack of defined biomarkers and baseline...

First Premier Research Podcast Explores Rare Cancer Trials

DURHAM, N.C., JUNE 2, 2018 — Premier Research is sharing the viewpoints and insights of its clinical trial experts through a podcast that launches today. The inaugural edition of the Premier Voices podcast focuses on rare oncology drug development, and its introduction coincides with the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting June 1-5 in...