Clinical Research Careers

Clinical Research Training Spotlight: A Look at the Development of the Flu Vaccine

The development of a dependable influenza (flu) vaccine was a major breakthrough for public health. For centuries, societies had suffered from seasonal outbreaks of this debilitating infectious disease. Nowadays, the…
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How Professionals With Clinical Research Careers Excel in Project Management

Research projects can be complicated to manage. With such high stakes, it’s important that clinical research professionals have top-notch project management skills to keep everything running smoothly. From planning, to…
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3 Common Adverse Drug Reactions You Might See After Completing Your Clinical Research Diploma

Adverse drug reactions (ADRs), side effects, and allergic reactions to drugs may all seem like similar terms, but they mean a variety of different things. An ADR is an unwelcomed…
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Students Getting a Clinical Research Diploma: The FDA Approved a Lung Cancer Vaccine for Clinical Trial!

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in Canada, as well as the leading cause of cancer related deaths. It even causes more deaths than the next three major…
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What Does the ‘Fitbit’ Lawsuit Mean For Clinical Research Careers

Wrist-worn heart rate tracking devices from companies like Fitbit are big business, and not just with athletes. According to recent estimates, there are over 100 medical studies in the United…
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How Clinical Research Training Fits into the FDA’s 5-Step Drug Development Process

Every year, new drugs are put on the market with the intention of providing relief for suffering patients. These drugs have gone through years of research, testing, trials, and applications…
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3 Life-Saving Discoveries Made this Summer by Clinical Research Career Pros

Medicine and clinical research technology have been progressing at breakneck speed, and producing some exciting results. New emergences from medical research teams tackling multiple sclerosis (MS) and epilepsy are painting…
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3 Ways Crowdfunding Could Impact the Future of Clinical Research Careers

Clinical studies are the way in which doctors and researchers discover new and innovate ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat illnesses, but there is no way around it; research is…
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The Race to a Vaccine: What Pros with Clinical Research Careers are Doing to Beat Zika

The World Health Organization officially declared the current Zika virus outbreak as a global health emergency last month. Zika, which is transmitted through mosquitoes, was previously thought to only cause…
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Upcoming Event: Careers in Clinical Research

  The Clinical Research Association of Canada is excited to announce details for its bi-annual ‘Careers in Clinical Research’ event on February 25th in Toronto! The organization has recently confirmed that…
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