Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 13, 2012
During the webinar, ClinStar/IMP Logistics Senior VP & General Counsel Leon Dzivinsky will start the session with an overview of the advantages of conducting clinical trials in emerging markets. Richard Koenig, vice president of business operations for ClinStar, will draw upon his years of global clinical operations experience to present an analysis of the importance of start-up timelines in the decision-making process when selecting geographies for a global clinical trial. Mr. Dzivinsky will end the discussion with a review of the regulatory challenges that can be anticipated when starting up a trial in Russia, such as clock stoppages, import/export licensing, legal representation and contract negotiations.
The biopharmaceutical industry continues to rebound from the largest patent cliff in drug development history. The industry also faces unprecedented pressure to innovate and replenish depleted pipelines while operating under record low R&D budgets and extreme cost-containment measures by payers. Unfortunately, these surmounting demands are occurring at a time when Western markets are saturated with clinical trials and patient enrollment and retention is more challenging than ever.
With the lure of large, untapped patient populations, faster enrollment rates and lower drop-out rates, the industry is embracing the benefits of conducting clinical trials in emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, China, and India. But are faster enrollment rates really worth jumping through the hoops for up to a year of study start-up timelines?
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