Maya Zlatanova

The Rising Need for Data on Demand in Clinical Trials

When you speak about data and clinical trials most people think it’s about the data you generate throughout the trial. It’s true that data collection and management of each study are crucial for ensuring the safety of participants but also the information on the endpoints of clinical trials is the real purpose of research. Thankfully …

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Sites and Investigators Are Still Number One, or Are They Really?

It’s been a long weekend and I had more time to think about the things in LIFE. I have been thinking lately about how balance in nature is the only thing which is certain. Everything around us (including political craziness around the Globe these days) can be explained with the world trying to find a …

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This Is How Data Gets in the Way of Clinical Research

For most of you involved with clinical trials, it’s not a secret that clinical research is not about patients, it’s not about a new treatment, it’s all about DATA. Yet, data is what we miss the most and I don’t only mean this in the sense of having access to essential information. What we miss …

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All the Challenges in Clinical Research, Are First Such in Healthcare

I was busy lately speaking to people and working on projects to help companies adapt to the “new normal” and find out what this means. It turned out that this time helped me to go outside of my “normal” and see a few mistakes that I have been doing over the last few years.  Number …

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8 Mysteries About Remote Clinical Trials Revealed

Two weeks ago I was invited to speak at the Festival of Biologics in Basel, Switzerland. As a part of their Clinical Trials Conference, I was speaking about the ways we can measure whether patients find your clinical trial attractive. I also hosted a round table about “Remote Clinical Trials”. A lot of people joined me to …

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What Stops Patient Engagement in Clinical Trials

Last week I was invited to speak at Bayer’s Headquarters during their Annual Patient Engagement Meetup. This year I was attending a lot of other similar events thanks to our collaboration with different companies like Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, Novartis, etc. And the last one really reminded me of: What Stops Patient Engagement in Clinical Research? …

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We interviewed 50+ feasibility experts about their best practices

Since the launch of our feasibility and patient intelligence platform TrialHub, my team and I have spent hundreds of hours with feasibility teams worldwide to understand how they structure their processes and to make them more scalable and time-saving. I feel blessed I have been able to work with world-class experts trying to solve clinical …

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Patients and Clinical Trials: TRUST is what we need the most

The past few months were a challenge for everyone. Yet, the fear that patients felt due to the COVID-19 treat is indescribable. The high-risk patients were faced with multiple dilemmas like: Should I go and see my doctor for a regular check-up? How am I supposed to get my medicines prescribed? My parents are both …

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3 Factors CROs Consider Sponsors Rarely Think Of

Clinical Research Organizations (CRO) are the go-to partner for helping biotech and pharma companies to research, evaluate and launch their new brilliant idea of a novel compound or medical device. And in fact, the CRO market has been growing in the last few years and is expected to reach $44bln by 2021. You can see …

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Data sources in Feasibility for clinical trials | Part 2

In my last article about Feasibility, data sources are defined so that you can recognise the best ones and choose which ones to use. To summarise, no matter what data sources you use they should be: Accurate Meaningful All-encompassing   If you want to learn more about this, you can read my previous article: Today …

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