Comparator Local Sourcing for Clinical Trials

The demand for reference drugs or so-called comparators is soaring as the volume, size and complexity of clinical trials reach record levels. Under pressure to source necessary quantities of these products within tight timelines and budget constraints, many supply chain managers are opting to go local…

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5 Clinical Supply Tips for Handling Investigator Initiated Trials

Clinical supply teams have been managing a surge in packaging, labeling, and distribution projects due to a rapidly increasing number of investigator initiated clinical trials. Theses are studies in which the primary investigator also serves as the study sponsor with investigational drugs or devices typically donated by a manufacturer. Several different data points indicate a […]

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Clinical Research: Ukraine & Russia

Ukraine & Russia: Opportunities and Challenges for Clinical Research As two of the worlds most desirable locations for clinical trials and clinical research, Ukraine and Russia share more than a common border. Despite political tensions in the region, opportunities for conducting trials in Ukraine and Russia far outweigh the challenges. Interest in bringing studies to […]

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Comparator Local Sourcing Strategies

Comparators are increasingly used in clinical trials to establish whether an investigational drug is more effective than an existing product, a differentiating factor that can be a prerequisite for licensure, formulary listing and healthcare reimbursement. This growing demand for comparators is causing many supply chain managers to explore available sourcing options. Savvy supply chain managers […]

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