Tag: site selection

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

The Importance of Site Selection and Dosing Strategies in Early-Phase Oncology Studies

Setting up an effective phase one trial for a novel investigational oncology product is rife with challenges. Every aspect from site identification to estimation and coordination of enrollment and safety review is interconnected. Nuance is important. What factors can affect, or even derail, the timeline? Who are the key influencers and experienced sites? Does a...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Picking Neuropathic Pain Trial Sites? Look for Experience — Among Other Things

Of all the truisms that apply to clinical drug research, probably none is more universally accepted than this one: “There’s no substitute for experience.” But if you’re working in an indication that is not widely studied, selecting sites on the basis of experience can be difficult. That’s one of many subjects we addressed in a...


Rushing Site Selection in Fibromyalgia Trials, Not a Great Idea

In the early days of fibromyalgia drug research, trial site selection centered almost exclusively on rheumatologists and pain centers. But with more drugs on the market and still more studies underway, there has been significant expansion in the number of sites equipped to conduct this research. Up to a point, anyway. As fibromyalgia therapy matures,...