Tag Archives: Clinical Trials

CureLauncher: An Interview with the Co-Founder   If you visit our blog often, you may have read our post about CureLauncher, a new crowdfunding site that allows the public to contribute directly to medical research projects. The site is breaking new ground, making it easier than it’s ever been for researchers to obtain the funding [...]

CureLauncher: Crowdfunding for Medical Research Over the past few years, with sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, RocketHub, and more recently MedStartr, crowdfunding has come to prominence. It’s a great way for entrepreneurs to eliminate the middlemen and get their project or business idea directly funded from anyone with a credit card and an internet connection. Until [...]

Treato Shows the True Power of Social Media in Healthcare There is no doubt that the internet provides a wealth of healthcare information easily accessible to the average patient. When patients are told they have a certain condition or are prescribed certain medications, a natural first step is to do some online research to see [...]

Tech Watch: Sensimed Triggerfish   If you’ve been paying close attention to the world of medical technology, you may already know about Sensimed’s breakthrough product, Triggerfish. The intraocular pressure (IOP) monitoring device has been available in parts of Europe for a couple of years now, and Sensimed announced earlier this month that patient recruitment is [...]

According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), American pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies invested a record $65.3 billion last year in the research and development of new medicines and vaccines – an increase of more than $1.5 billion from 2008. At some point in their careers, many clinicians are presented with the [...]