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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 cancers combined. Although there has been a substantial drop in lung cancer diagnosis over the past 20 years, there is plenty that needs to be done before the disease is preventable and completely treatable. Researchers are looking to trial new drugs that take a different approach from current invasive treatment options. A new lung cancer vaccine approved by the FDA uses immunotherapy to target cancer cells. If you’re interested in.. READ MORE »

Trial By Twitter: The Growing Role Of Social Media In Clinical Research

According to recent studies, the average person spends just over an hour and a half on social media every day, and has approximately five different social media accounts. As a result, it’s no wonder that industries as diverse as retail, travel and hospitality, and even manufacturing are using social media to recruit new employees, advertise their products, and inform clients about their company. So far, one industry has been lagging a bit behind. Pharmaceutical companies, which need to maintain a very professional image, have been a hesitant to dive into the laid back world of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest,.. READ MORE »

A Clinical Research Student’s Guide to Case-Control Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences

In today’s globalized world, outbreaks of disease and illness are spreading beyond cultural lines and effecting populations in new and unfamiliar ways. If you are planning to pursue a career in clinical research, there is no better time than the present. You can help uncover the dangers that can harm communities and the cures that can save lives. And case-control studies are an excellent method clinical researchers use to do just that. To prepare for your rewarding career in clinical research, read on for the basics of case-control studies. A Brief Description of Case-Control Studies Once you’ve earned your diploma,.. READ MORE »

Are Laboratory Mice Still Considered Ideal Test Subjects?

Laboratory mice are small rodents of the species Mus Musculus that are typically bred and kept for scientific research. Lab mice have long been the species of choice in the study of human diseases; in fact, they are typically the first to partake in a lot of preclinical research. However, recently researchers have reported that the model of the lab mouse has actually been misleading in the research of at least three major diseases and ailments, including sepsis, trauma, tuberculosis, cancer and heart disease. If you plan on enrolling in clinical research courses, or if you have recently started your.. READ MORE »