Post-marketing phase IV studies create opportunities for clinical research sites

August 2007
Clinical Trials Administrator;Aug2007, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p85
The article reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), pharmaceutical companies, and clinical research sites all have vested interest in post-marketing studies, but problems remain despite buy-in for this process and its recent growth. According to Christopher Milne, associate director of the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development in Boston, Massachusetts, post-marketing studies have had problems with delays, variable costs, and little improvement in product profile.


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