Tag: protocol design

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

9 Tips for Designing and Operationalizing Early-Stage Precision Oncology Studies

Traditionally, early-stage clinical trials focus on toxicity assessment and dose selection. Today, a growing number of Phase 1/2a trials are designed to draw inference about preliminary response rates due, in part, to the use of biomarkers and adaptive design approaches that enhance the early detection of efficacy signals. These approaches may add to study complexity...

Study Design

AD Trials: Is your protocol asking the right questions?

Most trials for potential Alzheimer disease (AD) treatments fail—and the reason may be poor protocol design. After all, typical AD studies are double-blind placebo-controlled parallel group clinical trials with a dual outcome, including a cognitive measure and a global impression of aptitude for the activities of daily living—a trial design originally developed to study cholinesterase...