Magazine Article | November 1, 2015

How One Biopharma Improved Patient & Clinical Site Relationships

Source: Life Science Leader

By Ed Miseta, Chief Editor, Clinical Leader
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Eileen Daniel has spent over 25 years working in the clinical trials industry. During those years, there were times when she became quite disillusioned. Daniel, now the executive director of clinical operations at Nektar Therapeutics, always felt there were ways the clinical trial planning process could be improved.

I always felt there could be fewer intermediaries between the site and the sponsor,” she says. “When the clinical trials team at Nektar came up with the idea of implementing good human practices (GHP), we knew we were doing something that would benefit the relationships between sponsors, CROs, sites, and most importantly, patients. I think we are already seeing good results from our efforts.”