CTTI

Syndax appoints Dr. Briggs Morrison CEO, Michael Metzger president and COO

Monday, June 15, 2015

Syndax Pharmaceuticals, a privately held oncology company based in Waltham, Mass., has announced that Briggs W. Morrison, M.D., is joining the company as CEO and a member of the board of directors, and Michael A. Metzger is joining the company as president and chief operating officer. Morrison joins Syndax from AstraZeneca, where he was executive vice president, global medicines development and chief medical officer. Metzger joins from Regado Biosciences, where he was president and CEO through the company’s strategic merger with Tobira Therapeutics.

[Read More]

CTTI issues new recommendations to improve quality in clinical trials

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), a public-private partnership to identify practices to increase the quality and efficiency of clinical trials based in Durham, N.C., has issued recommendations to improve the quality and efficiency of clinical trials by helping sponsors focus on study activities that are essential to the safety of trial participants and the reliability of study results, and to reduce or eliminate those activities that are not. 

[Read More]

New executive committee named to CTTI

Friday, September 7, 2012

The Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) has named a 14-member executive committee, resetting CTTI’s strategic direction and ensuring that the organization informs and facilitates meaningful improvements to clinical trial design and conduct.

[Read More]

CTTI report recommends risk-based monitoring

Monday, August 15, 2011

Almost 90% of those conducting clinical trials within the commercial drug industry always perform on-site visits to their study sites. In contrast, about a third of academic, government or cooperative groups involved in research do. And yet, neither monitoring method is based on any evidence that it improves the quality of the data, as no such evidence yet exists.

[Read More]