mega trial

mega trial

A massive clinical trial assessing the value of therapeutic interventions by enrolling 10,000 or more subjects.
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Data Source: The MEGA trial randomized 606 men with nongonococcal urethritis to either 1 g of azithromycin or a 7-day course of doxycycline.
Company representatives will address the benefits and challenges inherent in leveraging technology for global clinical trials - from planning a mega trial to managing the audit process.
With only three PCs, two paralegals and ISYS software, the firm searched and retrieved a substantial amount of evidence in a short timeframe, which in turn helped the firm overcome tremendous obstacles in preparation for this mega trial.
It lays the groundwork for our GUSTO IV mega trial, which we hope will markedly improve survival for heart-attack patients.
One University of Manitoba law professor, Lee Stuesser, said governments should look at prosecuting mega trials differently to keep them from collapsing under their own weight.
3 helps us to accelerate the capture of subject data and offers a robust system of edit checks to ensure the data accuracy and integrity essential to effectively managing global mega trials," said Tom O'Leary, Global Head of Data Management, ICON Clinical Research.
ICON has the infrastructure necessary to take on global mega trials but also remains flexible enough to provide an individual, highly personalized service for locally managed projects.
To date, 20,000 of more than 23,800 patients included in the cardiovascular protection mega trials ONTARGET/TRANSCEND, are already randomized.
Duke Clinical Research Institute - Using EDC for Mega Trials
Wilson joined Merck and Company where he led several unique initiatives including the development of vaccine programs for managed care customers and the launch planning for three mega trials in Merck's hypertension franchise, Cozaar/Hyzaar.
It is one of only a handful of Academic Research Organisations (AROs) worldwide that specialise in performing diabetes-related mega trials.