DETROIT (June 22, 2022) –Henry Ford Health was part of a multi-institutional heart failure study that was launched and executed completely virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic. The novel study design could serve as a model for future research.Unlike traditional clinical trials that involve in-person clinic visits, researchers in this study engaged directly with more than 400 patients through a mobile app and secure website to collect participants’ data and other information.
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Are Too Many Phase III Cancer Clinical Trials Set Up to Fail?
New research in JNCCN finds four out of five cancer therapies tested in Phase III trials do not achieve clinically-meaningful benefit in prolonging survival, and is the first study to quantify the number of false-positive, false-negative, and true-negative trial results.
St. Jude researchers propose phase II clinical trial design and software
Scientists from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have proposed a new method for designing phase II clinical trials and have created a corresponding software to implement the approach.
MAJORITY OF FIRST-WAVE COVID-19 CLINICAL TRIALS HAVE SIGNIFICANT DESIGN SHORTCOMINGS, STUDY FINDS
Most of the registered clinical trials of potential treatments for COVID-19 underway as of late March were designed in ways that will greatly limit their value in understanding potential treatments, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Modified Clinical Trial Protocol Created in Response to Urgency of COVID-19 Pandemic
A new paper published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society describes a nimble, pragmatic and rigorous multicenter clinical trial design to meet urgent community needs in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.