Clinical Trials

“Lost in Translation” – Conducting Transnational Clinical Trials in Canada and the United States

This weekend, the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) will host its 25th annual conference in Montreal, Quebec. As part of the conference, Veritas IRB will be reflecting on the experiences and challenges researchers face when conducting clinical trials across borders. Very often researchers experience confusion, and even frustration, arising from the misinterpretation over how […]

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Is Comparative Effectiveness Research Truly Unique?

Comments on two articles recently published in NEJM In our last blog we referred to a recent edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) in which prominent bioethicists argued that some comparative trials involving approved therapeutic or diagnostic interventions (also known as comparative effectiveness research (CER)) could be conducted without research participants’ consent […]