CMO Corner

Biomarkers Will Drive Future Diagnosis and Treatment of Kidney Disease

A deeper understanding of disease mechanisms will help address a growing global problem. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global health crisis with an estimated 850 million people affected worldwide. Rising faster than all non-infectious diseases including cardiovascular disease, CKD is 20 times more prevalent than cancer. Most people don’t even realize their kidneys are […]

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March 24th, 2023

Strengthening Relationships and Extending Partnerships for Early Phase Trials Across the APAC Region

George Clinical Represented at AusBiotech 2022 Conference in Perth. Australia is a world-leading location for the life sciences and has been ranked among the top five in biotechnology innovation for the third consecutive year. AusBiotech is Australia’s life sciences organization, working on behalf of a well-connected network of over 3,000 members for more than 35 […]

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December 1st, 2022

ASCO 2022 Presentations Show Promise for Paradigm Shifts in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatments

That leaves 80% of mBC patients with fewer treatment options. However, research has shown that 55%-60% of these actually express low levels of HER2, and this is the category that Destiny-04 targeted, demonstrating that the legacy cutoff point to determine HER2 positivity can now be extended. These results establish HER2-low metastatic breast cancer as a […]

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August 11th, 2022

2022 ASCO Addresses Disparities in Cancer Care and Research

COVID era innovations will help shape the future for more equitable representation. Oncology professionals from around the world attended the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in June, one of the largest oncology research conferences of the year. Researchers presented breakthrough clinical trial data including new treatment options, symptom management and research […]

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June 21st, 2022

Negative Effect of Pandemic on Cancer Survivorship Will Take Years to Calculate

Millions of screenings and treatments have been missed resulting in a rise in metastatic cancers. Cancer survivorship has made great strides, with death rates declining 31% since 1991 and oncology clinical trials dominating therapeutic focus. But cancer patients require uninterrupted care, and the full impact on survivorship of disruptions in care caused by the pandemic […]

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April 8th, 2022

COVID-19 Has Reshaped the Future Path of Clinical Trial Operations

COVID-19 propels clinical trial innovations from prolonged conjecture to a paradigm shift. Between March and November of 2020, COVID-19 negatively affected more than 1,200 clinical trials worldwide. Some were shut down completely while others were affected by lockdowns, patients becoming reluctant to continue with a trial or a host of other pandemic-related interruptions. As in […]

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February 22nd, 2022

More Effective Therapeutics for Rising Cardio Renal Metabolic Diseases Highlight Need for Multidisciplinary Approach to Health

Written by Maria Ali in collaboration with Suzanna Phelps-Fredette Medical history began with a holistic approach Medical philosophy and practice dates back to the Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine and ancient Greek, Roman and Islamic physicians. Both took a holistic approach that considered the physical, mental and emotional health of a person as well as […]

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October 28th, 2021

Conducting Early Phase Trials in the APAC Region

Excellent resources, proven experience and financial incentives make APAC a smart choice for First-in-Human and early phase clinical trials.   Clinical trials are moving east Challenges to conducting trials in the West, especially recruitment difficulties, have made the APAC region a preferred destination for clinical trials. APAC offers a high availability of patients, worldwide accepted […]

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July 30th, 2021

Bridging The Gap Between Research And Clinical Care

When clinical trials become a normal part of care options for patients with unmet needs, both researchers and patients will reap exponential rewards. “Where are the patients?” Clinical trials hinge on recruitment, and enrollment issues are a perpetual challenge. Research estimates that, on average, around 20-25% of trials across all phases and therapeutic areas are […]

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April 16th, 2021

Conducting Major COVID-19 Trial at Height of Worldwide Lockdown: Extraordinary Achievements Under Unprecedented Conditions

George Clinical teams draw on proven working models, established global relationships and unflinching dedication to implement clinical trial in a matter of weeks. In the dark times of global COVID-19 lockdowns, scientists and healthcare workers pressed forward in their mission of caring for and protecting the sick, particularly those who were contracting COVID-19. The global […]

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January 21st, 2021

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