Management

Why Greater Diversity is Needed in Genomic Research

Why Greater Diversity is Needed in Genomic Research

Why Greater Diversity is Needed in Genomic Research

Including participants of diverse ancestries in genome-wide association studies improves disease risk prediction, diagnosis, and development of treatments

Technology

POCT for Blood Donation:
What are the Risks and Benefits?

POCT for Blood Donation: What are the Risks and Benefits?

POCT for Blood Donation: What are the Risks and Benefits?

Convenience must be balanced with a level of accuracy and reliability that ensures donations do not harm volunteers or patients
Custom Manufacturing: Translating Research into Products and Assays

Custom Manufacturing: Translating Research into Products and Assays

Custom Manufacturing: Translating Research into Products and Assays

Researchers who develop clinical products and assays often lack the experience, infrastructure, and quality systems to get into the market

Regulatory

When is it Ethical to
Stop a Clinical Trial?

When is it Ethical to Stop a Clinical Trial?

When is it Ethical to Stop a Clinical Trial?

The benefits of ending a trial early must be weighed carefully against the risks

Business

Regional Labs Get in the
Clinical Trial Game

Regional Labs Get in the Clinical Trial Game

Regional Labs Get in the Clinical Trial Game

Mid-sized labs are joining larger commercial labs in the research testing space

Insight

Dealing with Vitamin D
Assay Variability

Dealing with Vitamin D Assay Variability

Dealing with Vitamin D Assay Variability

Inconsistencies among vitamin D testing methods highlight the need for standardization across labs
A New
Generation
of Malaria
Vaccines

A New Generation of Malaria Vaccines

A New Generation of Malaria Vaccines

Promising results from the first in-human trials of genetically engineered malaria vaccines

Q & A

Innovations in Clinical Trial Design

Innovations in Clinical Trial Design

Innovations in Clinical Trial Design

Matthew M. Laughon, MD, MPH is a professor at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill in the
department of pediatrics.