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NIH Spent $8.1B for Phased Clinical Trials of Drugs Approved 2010-19, ~10% of Reported Industry Spending

July 21, 2023 | Bentley University study further describes public and private sector investments in pharmaceutical innovation.

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NIH Toughens Enforcement of Delayed Clinical Trials Reporting

June 5, 2023 | Agency says it has brought more than 200 tardy investigators into compliance since July 2022.

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Buy-In from Black Patients Suffers When Drug Trials Don’t Include Them

January 17, 2023 | Diversifying clinical trials could build trust in new treatments among Black people and their physicians.

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More Data Needed

July 7, 2022 | Study shows females underrepresented in key disease clinical trials.

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Immune Modulator Drugs Improved Survival for People Hospitalized with COVID-19

June 2, 2022 | New research from the NIH shows promising results for adult COVID-19 patients.

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Studies Reveal Key Clues about COVID-19 Immunity

May 19, 2022 | A trio of newly published studies provide clues about COVID-19 immunity.

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The Essentials of Single IRB Review

May 6, 2022 | Facilitating more than 300 COVID-19-related multisite studies, SMART IRB has become an integral part of the fabric of collaborative research across the U.S.

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Five Questions with Hanny Al-Samkari

March 7, 2022 | A classical hematologist discusses how our training programs have impacted his career.

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