Have We Pushed Our Pis Too Far?

Getz, Kenneth A.
September 2005
Applied Clinical Trials;Sep2005, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p34
Academic Journal
Looks at what clinical trial sponsors and clinical research organizations can do to ease the performance, compliance, and financial pressures faced by clinical investigators. Growing signs that the base of clinical investigators in the United States is weakening; Major threats that the tenuous and changing principal investigator landscape poses to research sponsors and research organizations; Concerns raised by investigators regarding the size of grant amounts and the slow payment process.


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