The unique challenges of global clinical trial transparency

As seen on MedCityNews.com - Posted Nov. 26, 2018 - Original Article


The implementation of data regulations and an enforcing oversight committee can have a great impact and encourage many trial sponsors to become more transparent with their trials.


Over the past decade, global expansion in clinical trials has been significant. According to Clinical trials.gov, nearly half (47 percent) of trials are conducted completely outside the United States. While these global clinical trials are supporting faster and broader research, there are inherent challenges to running a clinical trial in multiple countries, including language barriers and recruitment limitations. Most importantly, the industry is finally recognizing that limitations exist in global transparency.

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Thomas Wicks

Thomas is responsible for tracking regulatory and market trends that shape TrialScope’s clinical trial disclosure and transparency solutions. He has more than 23 years of experience with performance and content management solutions, specializing in applications for life sciences such as clinical trial disclosure, structured product labeling and submissions management. Thomas has been focused on trial transparency since 2007.

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