My Interview With A Cancer Patient Turned Entrepreneur Who Found A Way To Hack Clinical Trials

I was so fortunate to have gotten the chance to meet Jack Whelan on my recent trip to Boston.  Jack has a great story and is really at the forefront of the entire e-patient movement in clinical trials.  Make sure you get a chance to connect with Jack as well!

Talk to more people to increase your clinical research opportunities

Want more business opportunities in clinical research?  Good.  Now talk to more people about it.  I know it sounds very simple but trust me, simple does not mean easy.  Stop watching this and go network!

what is a corrective action plan in clinical research?

When a clinical research site commits a significant protocol deviation, or a consistent pattern of the same errors, a corrective action plan will often be mandated by the Sponsor and CRO.  In this video I explain what a CAP is.  

How A CRA Can Have Effective Site Management With Their Clinical Trial Sites

In this video I answer a viewer's question how how a clinical research associate can have effective site management with their clinical trial sites.  

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How to transition from a big clinical research site to a startup

Many research clinic owners have ambitions of building large research centers.  While that is a perfectly noble ambition, you must start out small and lay the foundation brick by brick.  In this video I discuss how clinical trial site owners can start off small and scale their way up.  

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Clinical Research Site Owner Crash Course

I did a recent podcast in which I explain most of what a new clinical research site owner needs to consider when operating his/her research site.  

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IP Accountability For Drug Vials and How A Clinical Research Associate Can Conduct A Monitoring Visit

Everything you ever wanted to know about Investigational Product accountability when the IP is stored in a drug vial and not a pill bottle.  

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what a site can do when physicians are not allowing their patients to join your clinical trial

Physicians that do not understand clinical research will naturally be resistant to referring their patients into clinical research trials.  In this video I share some strategies that clinical research sites can utilize to encourage physician-patient referrals    

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Ask random clinical trial questions live! (SAS, data analysis questions)

In this random livestream I answer random clinical trial questions including software as a service tools, data analysis in clinical research and much more.  

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we answer a brand new clinical research site owner's questions

I understand that many viewers of this blog are novice clinical research site operators.  In this video we interview a new clinical research site owner's questions on what she can expect.  Apologize in advance for the glitchy audio at times but there are plenty of nuggets in there!

How To Handle Biz Dev and Networking At Clinical Research Conferences

There are literally a dozen or more clinical research conferences one can attend EVERY Month! While this is clearly excessive, smart clinical research professionals can use some effective techniques at the conferences which they do attend.  

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Luke, Dan and Chris Discuss Social Media and Clinical Research

Luke Edington from DataPharm Australia (Australia's oldest CRO) interviews Dan Sfera and Chris Sauber from DSCS CRO on the topics of social media, branding, business development, and sales in clinical research.  

Running a clinical research study is a full time job for a study coordinator

If you are a physician or entrepreneur opening up your own clinical research site it is important to understand that you will need a decent study coordinator to run the entire study or studies that you will obtain.  This is a full time position and a completely seperate career from the typical medical staff positions you might be accustomed to.  

sales vs branding in clinical research and what you're not doing enough of to grow your business

What is the difference between sales and branding?  Quite a lot actually.  In this video I discuss ways in which clinical researchers can effectively sell and build a brand simultaneously.  

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A CRA shares her thoughts with us on which sites get awarded new clinical trials

How important is the clinical research associate and clinical research site dynamic?  In this video interview with a senior CRA, we get into the specifics on how influential CRA's are in awarding sites future clinical trial opportunities.  

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How to get clinical trials from your pharma sales reps

The key is in the medical liaisons.  Try this strategy the next time one of your pharmaceutical sales reps visits your doctor's office.  

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Your Site Performance Impact On Getting Future Clinical Trials Awarded

As a clinical research site owner, one of the most important metrics is getting future studies from existing Sponsors.  In this video I explain how your site performance can impact your future study prospects.  

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PI Oversight and Time Commitment Requirements In Clinical Research

Principal Investigator oversight has been a hot topic issue in the clinical research industry this past decade.  In this video I discuss the typical time commitment required for a PI to have appropriate oversight over their clinical trials, as well as some of the options allotted to them.     

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We Help A Future Clinical Research Associate Prepare For Her Upcoming Job Interview

In this podcast episode, we interviewed a future clinical research associate on her upcoming job interview and try to give some pointers on what they can expect.  

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Enrollment window vs study length in clinical trials

Whenever a clinical research site starts a new study, the Sponsor issues certain timeframe for meeting their enrollment requirements for all participating sites.  During this time period, clinical research sites can screen patients.  Once a patient is randomized, the length of that particular protocol varies for every study.  The terminologies should not be confused for one another!

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