At any given time, a principal investigator (PI) can be working on one or more studies for a single sponsor company, or multiple studies for multiple sponsors. Likewise, each sponsor runs its clinical trials its own way, using its preferred technology and processes. And, often times, the technology and/or processes differ from study to study, […]
Now that September is here, I thought it would be neat to look back at what our readers found most interesting last month. Below are the top five blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote in August – they’re ranked in order of popularity, with number one being the most viewed piece. Pfizer, Eli Lilly, And Roche […]
At this year’s MedCity CONVERGE, a two-day summit in which executives convene to discuss the future of innovation in healthcare and life sciences, digital was a hot topic. In a presentation titled “Digital Health’s Arrival (Or Not) In Pharma,” Dr. Naomi Fried, an expert on digital health innovation and past chief innovation officer at Boston […]
I came across an article that celebrated Genentech’s 40 years in business with a few fun facts and stories about the biotechnology pioneer: Founded on April 7, 1976 The name Genentech stems from GENetic ENgineering TECHnology The company was founded with a $1,000 investment in 1976 by Robert Swanson, a venture capitalist, and Herbert Boyer, […]
In my tenure here at Perficient, I’ve contributed to a number of guides for the life sciences industry. Each one has been informative and useful, but I can’t remember ever being as excited about any of them as I am about the newest one: Life Sciences is Going Digital.
Check this out. Roche just developed a mobile app, which is currently being evaluated in a Phase I trial, that can help assess the severity of one’s Parkinson’s disease (PD). Here’s how it works: Patients are provided with pre-configured smartphones and, over time, are guided through a series of tests to collect data points. […]