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Challenges of adopting a risk-based approach in pharma

The shift within the pharmaceutical industry from a risk-averse approach to overseeing clinical trials to a risk-based approach is “earthshaking”, a 2017 Avoca Group survey published on Outsourcing-Pharma.com states. A November 2016 guidance from the...

Pearl IRB granted full reaccreditation by AAHRPP

Pearl IRB is proud to announce its recent reaccreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP). The Final Site Visit Report was reviewed by the AAHRPP Council on Accreditation during its December 2017...