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Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., is heading the development of a home-based test for human papillomavirus to address high cervical cancer rates linked to widespread sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The team has been at it for three years and they’re getting ready to start phase more

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In 2014, Katherine Bensen — a young, healthy non-smoker — learned her persistent cough was caused by stage IV lung cancer. By the time she was diagnosed, the disease had already spread to her lymph nodes, chest and spine. Katherine was a young, healthy non-smoker.  She's found one key to more

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Clinical trials bridge the gap between research and patient care — they help a medical discovery become a therapy. The clinical trial journey is long and complicated, with many steps along the way. It can be challenging to describe this process to patients and research volunteers, or to more

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The revised Common Rule, released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is the first major change to these regulations in more than 25 years. Human research protection professionals are subject to following the revised Common Rule provisions, with a compliance deadline of  more

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Clinical trials bridge the gap between research and patient care and help a medical discovery become a therapy. The clinical trial journey is long and complicated, with many steps along the way, and it can be challenging to describe this process to patients and research volunteers, or to more

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Every day is different for Beth Postier, a nurse in Mayo's Clinical Research and Trials Unit at Mayo Clinic. more

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For Adil Bharucha, M.B.B.S., M.D., research is a passion nurtured over time. A passion, he says, that came to him, not in a dazzling “a-ha moment,” but slowly, through the more

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UCSF launched its new Clinical Trials website in late 2016 (see blog article). Developed by the  more

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Once a week, Ben Schussler boards a plane and comes to the University of Iowa Clinical Research Unit within University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics to receive experimental treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystophy (DMD). Ben is part of a clinical trial testing to see whether a new therapy will more

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The Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC-CTSI) has developed a freely available self-study module that can be used to train academic researchers in essential concepts and practical approaches to monitoring of clinical studies. The module addresses the need for more

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Monitoring patient safety and protecting patient data is without question one of the most important aspects of clinical research. One of the ways researchers look to do this is through the use of a Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) – a group of people who monitor the progress of a trial more

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The battle between good and evil is a theme usually reserved for blockbuster movies or literature. However, biomedical researcher Donald Leung, MD, is engaged in his own epic battle, pitting good bacteria against bad in order to treat atopic dermatitis or eczema—the world’s most common skin more

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