Aug 24
Investigators Face Challenges in Writing Research Protocols in the Age of Remote Working
24 Aug, 2020. 0 Comments. Articles, News. Posted By: Kenan Aktulun
A report by NPR, based on federal clinical trials data, showed that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced hundreds of clinical trials to stall. Academic medical centers, hospitals and community research centers have all seen some clinical trials stopped or paused. While some research institutions are slowly re-opening their campuses, many investigators and their staff are still working remotely from home, at least part time. This has had a significant impact on both industry sponsored and investigator initiated clinical trials. Some investigators, residents and fellows needing to do their scholarly research, are keen to initiate studies, particularly those that may not…