February Two days before he almost died, Ryan Eisner felt great. In fact, if you’d asked him, Eisner, then about to begin his junior year as a point guard for the Drew University basketball team in New Jersey, would’ve told you he was in the best shape of his life. But when a seemingly routine […]
March Today, just 1 in 5,000 experimental compounds proves safe and effective enough to reach patients. For new drugs, the road to hospitals and clinics is steep and long. Researchers screen countless promising compounds, but they choose only a few to begin clinical trials. Of those selected, roughly 9 out of 10 will fail. For that […]
Brain cancer survivor Mike Schuster celebrates a milestone he never thought possible.
By Adam Cohen The author decided to learn about clinical research by volunteering as a study participant there was only one, small problem. I’ve never been a big fan of needles. The very mention of the word takes me back to the allergy shots I received as a kid. Every spring and summer, […]
The goal of the new white paper is to create a dramatic shift in how lupus clinical trials are conducted so effective treatments can stand a chance to succeed.
The project is focused on lupus, which affects up to 1.5 million Americans.