Entries by Evgenii Tkachenko

Recruitment feasibility

True clinical trial feasibility includes strategic, scientific, operational, and patient recruitment considerations. In this article, we will focus on “enrollability” for a clinical trial. Due to the timely and effective evaluation of recruitment feasibility, not only the sponsor companies will benefit, but the entire clinical research industry. Initially, it is worthwhile to understand what cases […]

Clinical trial feasibility: the importance of cooperation and steps

In clinical trial feasibility involved several groups of specialists. All groups have a common responsibility for conducting clinical trials, which is why it is so important and necessary to be able to cooperate with other teams for the successful management of the request. There are usually three main teams: Clinical Operations Members of this team […]

EMA reviewed the publications on human factor VIII medicines use

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) concluded that there is no difference in the risk of inhibitor development for patients taking factor VIII medicines derived from plasma or recombinant factor VIII medicines. EMA first revised one of the latest papers on the results of the SIPPET study (Survey of Inhibitors in Plasma-Products Exposed Toddlers). This research […]

X7 Research takes part in the Global Site Solutions Summit

Colleagues, X7 Research company from 6 to 8 October will be in Boca Raton, a small city on the southeast coast of the State of Florida. All because these days there is the Global Site Solutions Summit. The Summit provides a unique hub where sites, sponsors, CRO executives and regulators come together and share best […]

When should we stop a course of antibiotics: new opinions

Researchers and doctors all over the globe still argue about the point when they should recommend patients to cease taking antibiotics. The new review of randomized clinical trials has suggested that while patients have fears of under-treatment (taking antibiotics for a shorter period than necessary), they’d better concern about the opposite thing: a risk of […]

Clinical trial feasibility

The clinical trial feasibility is one of the first steps in clinical trial conduct. The process includes assessing the feasibility of conducting a specific clinical program/trial in a specific geographical region to complete the project optimally in terms of timelines, targets, and cost. If the process is described in more details, it includes an assessment of […]

New combination therapy in cancer treatment

The antimalarial drug artemisinin in combination with photosensitive compounds can kill cancer cells and inhibit the growth of tumors. The National University of Singapore scientists conducted a study which showed that combination therapy is more effective in eradicating cancer cells than using artemisinin as a monotherapy. Moreover, the therapy did not show a significant effect […]