Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Since the recession ended six years ago, clinical research professionals have become more optimistic about the economic outlook of their companies. Yet job satisfaction levels are mixed—the workforce has seen its workload and responsibilities rise dramatically, while mean salary levels have increased only slightly when adjusted for inflation.
As the biopharmaceutical industry strives to reduce its R&D costs and shorten timelines, it must face the fact that today’s successful drug development plans often require more clinical studies than they did a dozen years ago.
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), an independent, nonprofit organization based in Boston, Mass., has announced the upcoming Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K Run & Walk in Salt Lake City to celebrate the volunteers who participate in clinical research and to raise awareness about the importance of clinical research in advancing public health.
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), a provider of regulatory and ethical review services and software to support clinical research, has announced that Stuart Horowitz, Ph.D., M.B.A., its president of institutions and institutional services, has been appointed to the Association of Clinical Research Professionals’ (ACRP‘s) editorial advisory board for a two-year term.
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) and the Association for Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), two independent, nonprofit organizations based Boston, Mass. and Alexandria, Va., respectively, have announced the upcoming Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K Run & Walk in Salt Lake City, Utah, to celebrate those who volunteer to participate in clinical research and raise awareness about the importance of clinical research in advancing public health.