Blogs and News
Discover our latest news and blog articles, dedicated to demystifying drug development, medicine, clinical research, and ethics.
At first glance, it’s abbreviation soup – EMA, FDA, NIHR, OHRP, IRB – but this collection of organizations is responsible for making sure clinical trials are run properly, to protect patients and develop medicines that are safe and effective.
A clinical trial involves complex overlapping processes, many of which require specialized expertise and experience. So how can you run a clinical trial successfully if you don’t have the expertise in-house? That’s where a CRO comes in.
As a CRO, we talk about clinical research and clinical trials, but what’s the difference? Can the two terms be used interchangeably? And why does it matter?
When Jan Balemans, Founder and CEO of Siron Clinical, started the company in 2000, he was the first member of an expert team that would grow steadily over the next two decades. Today, 12 people work in various roles, all contributing to our goal: guiding the medical breakthroughs that better the lives of tomorrow.
At Siron Clinical, we keep up with the latest news and aim to share important updates on our social media channels. Here is a round-up of the hot topics being discussed in the news and reported in peer-reviewed journals.
According to the European Medicines Agency (EMA), about 30 million people in the EU suffer from a rare disease. Since Siron Clinical was founded over 20 years ago, we have been involved in clinical studies with rare diseases.