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The Montreal Tuberculosis Outbreak Revisited.

Following our March 3, 2016 post entitled “Preventing your study from becoming the next tragedy.”, we received numerous requests for information regarding the Montreal tuberculosis outbreak. This avoidable tragedy was not covered – to any great extent – by English Canadian media, which may explain why few Canadians have ever heard of it. It wasn’t […]

clinical research technology, en

Leaving Las Vegas: Wearable Health Technologies in 2016

Every January, Las Vegas is home to the highly anticipated yearly conference called the Consumer Electronics Show. It’s difficult to believe that the CES is nearly 50 years old, as things have most certainly changed since 1967 on the technology front, and the conference has certainly been a substantial platform for many interesting consumers products, […]

Research ethics simplified
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With ICH GCP E6 (R2) the emphasis is on Quality Management

Guest Blogger Andrew Milroy – HRPP and CQA Manager (Merita CQA) For 19 years ICH GCP E6 has not changed. Now, nearly two decades after its initial release, change is coming. Perhaps the biggest difference is the focus and preeminence of Quality Management. A modernized quality standard for clinical study processes is being espoused which […]

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PRIM&R AER15 Conference Highlights – Day 1: #mHealth, #SocialMedia, #BigData

Day 1 at the PRIM&R AER15 conference in Boston was loaded with exciting talks on hot topics. Technology was at the forefront of this first day with several presentations on mobile health, electronic consent, big data and social media and its effects in human research. #mHealth: Is it novel, better or simply unfamiliar? The morning’s […]

CER central, fr, Sondage

Le rapport d’enquête sur la sélection des CÉRs au Canada est maintenant disponible!

Le 27 avril, nous avons invité les chercheurs canadiens à participer à un sondage sur les critères de sélection des CÉRs centraux au Canada. La réponse que nous avons reçue fut impressionnante. L’analyse est maintenant complétée et nous tenons à partager avec vous les résultats de cette enquête unique et importante. Il suffit de cliquer […]