Login to Your Account

Targacept Turmoil

Quality Questions Bedevil Developing World Trials

By Catherine Shaffer
BioWorld Insight Contributing Writer

Monday, November 21, 2011

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Run a Phase II clinical trial and reduce your costs by as much as 10-fold. A top academic medical center in India charges only $1,500 to $2,000 per case report, less than one tenth the cost at a second-tier U.S. medical center. And trends show a majority of clinical study sites are now located outside the U.S., many in developing countries, especially Eastern Europe, Russia and India.

To continue reading subscribe now to BioWorld Insight

Learn More about BioWorld Insight

Already a subscriber? Sign In or Buy now to activate your subscription