What is Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics?


Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics is the science of medicines and how they are used to diagnose, prevent and treat diseases and disorders in humans. Clinical pharmacologists are experts in various aspects of medicinal treatment. They are able to determine the best medicine and dosage for an individual, based on a number of factors. They take […]

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Rare Diseases: Everything you need to know


In the UK alone, it’s estimated that around 3 million people are living with a rare disease or condition. The effects of these diseases can be wide-ranging and unique, meaning that many of these 3 million people will face challenges the majority of the population are likely never to experience.  There are some conditions where […]

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Lending a Hand to Support Rare Disease Day


As a CRO focusing on rare disease, we are delighted to support EURODIS’s 12th international Rare Disease Day. Taking inspiration from the official campaign suggestion of recreating the Rare Disease Day logo, our staff enthusiastically joined in to produce two canvases made from hundreds of individual handprints. The final recreation of the logo on one of […]

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Improving Patient Engagement In Clinical Trials To Develop New Drugs


Developing new drugs is a rigorous and detailed process, requiring close scrutiny and testing across clinical trials in order for the drug to successfully find its way to market. The development process is necessary for understanding drug safety and efficacy before it becomes available for public use. And with patients at the heart of clinical […]

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Challenges And Opportunities In Rare Disease Clinical Trials: Putting The Patient First


Clinical research helps develop new evidence-based approaches to treating health conditions, resulting in better, safer and more effective treatments. However, in the case of studying rare disease treatments, clinical research can be particularly challenging. This can be for a number of reasons, such as the rare disease not being fully understood, a lack of awareness […]

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Different Phases Of Clinical Trials Explained


Clinical trials involve a series of studies that test the safety and effectiveness of drugs and other medical treatments. To ensure research is carried out thoroughly and safely, there are several different stages of clinical trials.  In order to make sure the treatment is safe and effective for use in patients, it must successfully pass […]

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