Tag: technology

Data Management & Biostatistics

Beyond Meltdown and Spectre: Our Take on IT Security

No doubt you’ve heard much about Meltdown and Spectre, major security defects in the microprocessors that underpin nearly all of the world’s computers. Hackers, the world learned in early January, can exploit these defects to steal the entire memory contents of PCs, mobile devices, and the servers that make up cloud computing networks. That puts...

Data Management & Biostatistics

Premier Research Joins TriNetX Global Health Research Network to Access Real-Time Site & Patient Metrics

DURHAM, N.C., JULY 21, 2017 — Premier Research, seeking to accelerate clinical trial design and patient recruitment to better serve its highly innovative customers, has signed an agreement with TriNetX to allow direct query access to its global health research network, comprised of healthcare organizations representing over 84 million patients globally. The Durham-based contract research organization will use TriNetX’s cloud-based platform...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Wearable Wrist Sensors Enable Detection of Stress, Seizures, and Pain

Wearable medical devices are yielding increasingly important insights into health. Rosalind Picard, Sc.D., professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, discussed the applications of one such device, wearable wrist sensors that measure electrical changes in the skin, in an informative plenary lecture we attended at the American Pain Society’s 36th annual meeting in Pittsburgh,...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

MIT’s 2017 Grand Hack Weekend, Part Two

Dr. Thomas Laage,  Director, Product Development Consulting and Regulatory Medical Writing Support shares more about his participation in MIT’s Hacking Medicine Grand Hack Weekend. As I mentioned in my last post, I was excited to participate in MIT’s Hacking Medicine Grand Hack. I paired up with two other attendees to develop and pitch our idea to the...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

MIT’s Hacking Medicine 2017 Grand Hack Weekend

Dr. Thomas Laage,  Director, Product Development Consulting and Regulatory Medical Writing Support tells us about his experience with MIT’s Hacking Medicine Grand Hack Weekend. It started with an email from Dan Morden, a young biotech entrepreneur in Cambridge whom I had met during a business call several months ago. “MIT’s Hacking Medicine is holding a...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Premier Research Launches Electronic Collection of Clinical Trial Patient Data

DURHAM, N.C., MARCH 24, 2017 — Premier Research is launching a smartphone-based patient reported outcome system to replace the paper diaries used in many clinical trials. Premier Mobile ePRO will give sponsors and researchers more accurate and timely patient reported data while reducing the burden on trial participants. “Any study is only as good as...