Clinical Trials News – May 14, 2009
This is my site Written by Alex on May 14, 2009 – 9:30 am   

SNM’s clinical trials network gains added support from industry leader – EurekAlert (press release) – Washington, DC, USA – The SNM Clinical Trials Network, an initiative designed to address the need for streamlined drug discovery through the integration of imaging biomarkers … See all stories on this topic

New Paper Published on Spinal Muscular Atrophy Clinical TrialFamilies of Spinal Muscular Atrophy – Libertyville, IL, USA – This clinical trial was fully funded by Families of SMA. The paper presents the data from an open label trial of VPA in 42 subjects with SMA to assess … See all stories on this topic

Chemotherapy Improves Survival Among Older Breast Cancer PatientsScience Daily (press release) – USA – The study was conducted with 600 women through the Cancer and Leukemia Group B of the National Cancer Institute’s Clinical Trials Cooperative Group Program. … See all stories on this topic

Novel Therapy May Prove Effective In Treatment Of 30 Percent Of … Science Daily (press release) – USA – ScienceDaily (May 13, 2009) — A ground-breaking Canada-wide clinical trial led by Dr. Katherine Borden, at the Institute for Research in Immunology and … See all stories on this topic

Globalized Clinical Trials and Informed ConsentNew England Journal of Medicine (subscription) – MA, USA – The increasing globalization of clinical research trials calls for more effective ethical and legal rules to protect both research subjects and scientific … See all stories on this topic

Clinical Trials Update: May 13, 2009U.S. News & World Report – Washington, DC, USA – This 21-week study is for people aged 18 to 79 who have been diagnosed with mild-to-moderate hypertension. This study, for healthy volunteers 65 and older, … See all stories on this topic

Mass. company says it has H1N1 – Charlotte, NC, USA – Replikins CEO Samuel Bogoch said the company is actively seeking a pharmaceutical or academic partner to conduct clinical trials on the vaccine. … See all stories on this topic

Medtronic Launches Clinical Trial to Improve Quality of Care for … WELT ONLINE – Berlin, Berlin, Germany – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) today announced the launch of the Shock-Less clinical trial. This trial will identify ways physicians can improve the quality of … See all stories on this topic

Medicines Co. stops 2 anti-clotting drug trialsForbes – NY, USA – … said Wednesday it stopped late-stage testing of cangrelor, an anti-clotting drug candidate, because it was not meeting its goals in two clinical trials. … See all stories on this topic

Alkermes Initiates Two New Clinical Trials Of ALKS 33WELT ONLINE – Berlin, Berlin, Germany – Alkermes, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALKS) today announced the initiation of two new clinical trials of ALKS 33, an oral opioid modulator for the potential treatment of … See all stories on this topic


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