Accelerating Clinical Research Using Cloud Technology
Presenter: Carolyn Compton, Professor of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, USA
Venue: AACR 2017, Washington DC
Abstract: With the aim of helping individuals overcome health issues, clinical research is an important field where doctors, drug experts and biologists work together to unravel the causative factors and suitable treatment plans for the most critical health problems. The major pitfall to clinical research is that it is both time consuming and costly. Some drugs and treatments take years of study, experiments, trials, and tests before finally being made available, albeit, there being no guarantee of success, for public consumption. The total cost of developing a new drug typically exceeds $1 billion owing to stringent ethical norms and slow approvals for large clinical trials…..