Scientific Leadership: Our Communication Framework

Background George Clinical provides scientific leadership to clinical trials, where peer-to-peer engagement from clinicians is leveraged to facilitate study operations. In the traditional study operations model, clinical research associates (CRAs) typically engage with site personnel, such as study coordinators, on a day-to-day basis. Principal investigators, whose expertise and seniority at the site’s operational hierarchy, is […]

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Research confirms link between birthweight and cancer

New research from the International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C) confirms that childhood cancer is linked to birthweight. The incidence of childhood cancer appears to be slowly rising, at a rate of approximately 1% per year in developed countries. Link between birthweight and cancer Risk rose by 26 percent for every kilogram increase in birthweight for […]

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Part II: Insights on the Clinical Trial Landscape of South Korea

Japan has taken significant steps in establishing itself as a major player in the global clinical research community, driving the demand for more clinical trials across East Asia as a result. By officially acknowledging and seeking clinical data from the Asia Pacific region, Japan is facilitating a dialogue with one of the most powerful and […]

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Part I – The clinical trial landscape of the Asia-Pacific, Japan

On the heels of our recent post on our presence at this week’s DIA Japan 2015, BBK welcomes Philip Gregory, the General Manager of George Clinical – CRO China as our guest contributor. With more than 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device marketing, Mr. Gregory has spent over 14 years supporting the […]

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Overcoming the diversity in the South East Asian region for a global clinical trial

Sponsors are increasingly seeking emerging areas to conduct clinical trials for new patient pools and better recruitment. However, successful implementation of these trials in areas such as South East Asia requires operational strategies that circumvents the inherent diversity of these regions. In these regions, language, culture, infrastructure and resources are very different from country to […]

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Overcoming recruitment challenges in a type 2 diabetes study

Patient recruitment is crucial for the success of any clinical trial. The main objective of recruiting is to identify suitable patients that meet protocol requirements, allowing protocol questions to be answered. However, patient recruitment does not always go to plan. The leading cause of missed clinical trial deadlines is patient recruitment, taking up a significant […]

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The Scientific Leadership Model an Innovative Approach to Clinical Trial Leadership, Design and Delivery

In this webinar, featured speakers, Professor Craig Anderson and Emma Field define and discuss the emergence of the Scientific Leadership Model as an innovative service addition to a clinical trials design and delivery in Asia. This presentation will also showcase the results and success of one of the largest obstructive sleep apnea medical device trials […]

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Lowering blood pressure to decrease risk of cardiovascular events

Globally, there are millions of people that could benefit from an intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP). An individual with lower BP decreases their chances of suffering from any cardiovascular events such as: stroke, heart disease or heart attacks. A new study shows that lowering blood pressure to less than 140 mm Hg, the current […]

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