Clinical Trials Update – June 11, 2009
This is my site Written by Alex on June 11, 2009 – 9:42 am   

Clinical trials are starting on a malaria vaccine. The importance of this research cannot be overstated. More than perhaps any other disease in human history, malaria has killed millions – including one million just last year — decimated millions of other lives, and hampered the full development of Africa. This is a great step in a new direction to eradicating this killer. Let’s see what happens as things progress…

African Clinical Trial Begins for Malaria VaccineDOTmed.com (press release) – New York, NY, USA – Researchers have started a major clinical trial in Africa of what is hoped to be the world’s first vaccine against malaria. … See all stories on this topic

Cancer treatment impaired by lack of female clinical trial … Private Healthcare UK – UK – Cancer treatment is being hampered by a deficiency in the number of women participating in cancer clinical trials. This is the finding of a recent study due … See all stories on this topic

Juvista European Phase 2 clinical trialPharmaLive.com (press release) – Newtown, PA, USA – In this trial Juvista was given once at the time of surgery. Other clinical trials (particularly 0036 & 0050) have demonstrated that Juvista’s efficacy can … See all stories on this topic

New back pain treatment technology to get trials at Long Beach … Long Beach Press-Telegram – Long Beach, CA, USA – A new technology that hopes to streamline the treatment of neck and back pain will be tested in clinical trials at the hospital beginning in late July or … See all stories on this topic

New ‘BrainGate2’ trial recruiting volunteersBoston Globe – United States – More information is available at the government’s web site where clinical trials are listed or from Mass. General at 617-726-4218 – See all stories on this topic

Clinical Trials Have a Role in Comparative Effectiveness ResearchThompson.com – Washington, DC, USA – Although traditional clinical trials will still be important, Tunis noted that “it will be necessary to go beyond the current approaches to conducting … See all stories on this topic

Examiner.comInitial results from clinical trials of a DNA vaccine for type I … He recently presented interim clinical trial data at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Session in New Orleans. Type I diabetes patients who … See all stories on this topic

Clinipace Turns to Crossroads Public Relations to Promote … dBusinessNews Triangle (press release) – Raleigh, NC, USA – Clinipace, an experienced digital clinical research organization (dCRO), provides on-demand software and clinical services for phase I-IV clinical trials … See all stories on this topic

Impact Medical Solutions, Inc. (dba iTech Medical) Expands … Business Wire (press release) – San Francisco, CA, USA – Impact Medical Solutions, Inc. (dba iTech Medical) (OTCBB: IMSU) announces MPR clinical trials at the Long Beach Memorial Hospital campus with the … See all stories on this topic

Biotech Calendar: Key Clinical Trial DatesTheStreet.com – USA – On the heels of the drug approval decision calendar, I’ve compiled a new list of clinical trial results expected before the end of the year. … See all stories on this topic

 

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